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


  • Iris to increase stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts to 80%
    KUALA LUMPUR: Iris Corp Bhd is acquiring 3.33 million shares or a 50% stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts Ltd from UK Investment Holdings Ltd for US$5 million (RM16.4 million) or US$1.50 per share. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, Iris said its 60%-owned subsidiary Iris Land Sdn Bhd had signed an agreement with UK Investment for the proposed acquisition. The Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • IRIS to buy 50% stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts for RM16.4m
    KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 28): IRIS Corp Bhd is acquiring 3.33 million shares or a 50% stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts Ltd from UK Investment Holdings Ltd for US$5 million (RM16.39 million) or US$1.50 per share. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, IRIS said its 60%-owned subsidiary IRIS Land Sdn Bhd had signed an agreement with UK Investment for the proposed acquisition Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • 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'

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