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


  • Sharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in Palau
    In many places swimmers might prefer to avoid sharks, but wetsuit-clad tourists in Palau clamour to dive among the predators thanks to a pioneering conservation initiative that has made them one of the country's main visitor attractions. Palau created the world's first shark sanctuary in 2009 and the move has been so successful that plans are now underway Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • 'Rabbit World' paintings by Fleur Palau now up in South Berwick
    An exhibit of works by artist Fleur Palau, "Fleur's Rabbit World," is now on view at emporium Framing and Gallery in South Berwick, Maine. An exhibit of works by artist Fleur Palau, "Fleur's Rabbit World," is now on view at emporium Framing and Gallery in South Berwick, Maine. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • Inaugural event aims to protect the environment
    The Palau Women's Club of Guam invites the public to attend its inaugural Palau Independence Day 5K scheduled for Sept. 28 at Chamorro Village. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'

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