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 President Remengesau seeks visit by Emperor, Empress in 2015
    Palauan President Tommy Remengesau said Thursday his nation would welcome a possible visit by the Emperor and Empress next year in honor of the more than 10,000 Japanese soldiers who died there during World War II. The South Pacific island nation was the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific War. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • Isu palau merentas sempadan diselesaikan
    Ia dilaporkan baru-baru ini bahawa ramai orang laut ini ditangkap oleh pihak berkuasa Indonesia dan isu tersebut perlu diselesaikan. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'
  • Nippon Foundation donates ferry to Palau
    PALAU – The Tokyo-based nonprofit organization Nippon Foundation has donated a small passenger ferry to the Pacific island nation of Palau after one sank in a typhoon in December 2012. Read more on this news related to 'Palau'

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