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


  • Palau puts Pacific on pedestal with proposal for national marine sanctuary
    In the early days of his dive shop, cradled by an ocean flush with giant clams, Sam Scott and his crew became known for agitating against Chinese vessels and their hauls of shark fins. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • Luis Palau, Francis Chan, and Kristian Stanfill to Partner for Four Events in the New York City Metro Area
    Exciting partnerships between Luis Palau, Francis Chan, and Kristian Stanfill are bringing four free events to the New York City! (PRWeb January 15, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12445452.htm Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • Luis Palau and Francis Chan to Blanket NYC With Four Nights of Powerful Preaching
    Seasoned evangelist Luis Palau will be joined by popular preacher Francis Chan and worship leader Kristian Stanfill and the Passion Band for a series of free events next month across the New York City metro area. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'

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