Nauru Island


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Noun1.Nauru Island - a small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia to the west of the Gilbert Islands
Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia, TT - a country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986
Nauru, Republic of Nauru - an island republic on Nauru Island; phosphate exports support the economy
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remove migrant detention centers run on Nauru Island and transfer
Two-and-a-half years after she worked as a nurse consultant at Nauru Island, Sydney-based registered nurse Alanna Maycock has shared a stage with speakers such as Hilary Clinton and Justin Trudeau to tell the world about the shocking abuse she witnessed in Australia's offshore detention centres.
The Australian High Court on Wednesday dismissed a claim that detention of asylum-seekers offshore in Nauru Island violated the Australian constitution and upheld its policy to hold refugees at processing centers there, reports said.