Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the


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Pacif′ic Is′lands, Trust′ Ter′ritory of the


n.
a group of islands in the W Pacific, established in 1947 by the United Nations as a U.S. trusteeship: orig. composed of the Caroline, Marshall, and Mariana Islands (except Guam); the Republic of Palau is the only remaining trust territory.
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