Definition of Nauru in US English:

Nauru

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

Pronunciation

Nauru

/nɑˈuru//näˈo͞oro͞o/