Definition of Nauru in English:


proper noun

  • An island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, near the equator; population 10,000 (estimated 2015); no official capital but government is in Yaren District; official languages, Nauruan (an Austronesian language) and English.

    Since 1968 it has been an independent republic with a limited form of membership of the Commonwealth of Nations. The world's smallest independent republic, Nauru joined the United Nations in 1999. It has the world's richest deposits of phosphates



/näˈo͞oro͞o/ /nɑˈuru/