Banaba

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Banaba

(bəˈnɑːbə)
n
(Placename) an island in the SW Pacific, in the Republic of Kiribati. Phosphates were mined by Britain (1900–79). Area: about 5 sq km (2 sq miles). Pop: 301 (2005). Also called: Ocean Island
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Caught up in this dominant political configuration of ethnic difference and dissonance are the Banabans of Rabi Island, an ethnic minority whose original home was Banaba Island in the Central Pacific.