Palau

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Palau Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
  • a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States ,
  • a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean

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Palau Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Palau, officially the Republic of Palau, is an island nation. It is the Pacific Ocean. Palau is 300 miles (500 km) east of the Philippines. It got independence from United Nations trusteeship administration (administered by the United States of America) in 1994. It is one of the world's youngest and smallest nations. It is sometimes referred to in English under its native name Belau. The capital city of Palau is Melekeok. This has been true since October 1, 2006.

Palau is divided into sixteen administrative states:



Palau Sample Sentences in News


  • Island Nation Sets Up World’s First Crowdfunded Marine Protected Area
    Palau raises over $50,000 to support the creation and enforcement of a Pacific Ocean no-fishing zone the size of France -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • Celebration: Independence Day of Palau
    Today is the Independence Day of Palau. An island nation in the western Pacific Ocean, Palau is located some 500 miles east of the Philippines. Having emerged from United Nations trusteeship (administered by the United States) in 1994, Palau is one of the world’s youngest and smallest nations which is sometimes called under its native name Belau in English. Mele Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • Palau CityServe Movement Unites NYC's Youngblood Preachers, Old Guards in 'Historic' Partnership
    Hundreds of NYC-area nonprofit and church leaders — young and old, red and yellow, black and white — are mobilizing as one body for the very first time in an effort to be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ in one of the world's most unique urban centers, thanks to an initiative organized by the Luis Palau Association. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'

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