nauru nauru

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an island republic on Nauru Island; phosphate exports support the economy
  2. (n) a small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia to the west of the Gilbert Islands

Usage(s):

  • Nauru-Style Diplomacy When nauru went to the 31st pacific Islands Forum in Tarawa, Kiribati, last October, its official delegation .

News

  • Mexico Is Now A Fatter Country Than America

    In 2008, 32.8% of Mexican adults were obese, compared to 31.8% of American adults. (A tiny island in the South Pacific called Nauru still tops the list as the world's fattest country , with an adult obesity rate of 71.1%).
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Business Insider

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Quotes

  1. "Shortly after I made that announcement (in May) Nauru said that they've already got an Australian-built detention facility on the island," Mr Abbott told ABC Radio. "They'd be happy to rehost one of these centres."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Tony Abbott Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "Clearly, sending them to Nauru is an option, but we are assessing all of the options," Mr Howard said. "It's an opportunity for Australia to send a signal to people smugglers that they needn't think for a moment that our policy has changed....
    on Feb 22, 2007 By: John Howard Source: The Age

  3. "The closing of Nauru and Manus Island, because there are no longer people in those stations, is a decision that the government has made," Mr Pyne said on Channel 10. "The Opposition is prepared to wear that, but not if it starts to lead to a...
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Christopher Pyne Source: NEWS.com.au

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