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Palau

Pa·lau

 (pä-lou′, pə-) also Be·lau (bə-) Formerly Pe·lew (pə-lo͞o′, pē-)
A nation consisting of about 200 islands and islets in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. When most of the Carolines became the Federated States of Micronesia in 1978, Palau chose to form a separate republic in free association with the United States, an arrangement that became effective in 1994. The capital is Melekeok.

Palau

(pɑːˈlaʊ) or

Belau

n
(Placename) Republic of Palau a republic comprising a group of islands in the W Pacific, in the W Caroline Islands; administratively part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands 1947–87; entered into an agreement of free association with the US (1980); became fully independent in 1994. Chief island: Babelthuap. Capital: Melekeok, on Babelthuap (functions moved from Koror in 2006). Pop: 21 108 (2013 est). Area: 476 sq km (184 sq miles). Former name: Pelew Islands

Pa•lau

(pəˈlaʊ)
n.
Republic of, a group of islands in the W Pacific part of the Caroline group: formerly a part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; since 1994 a self-governing area in assocation with the U.S. 18,467; 192 sq. mi. (497 sq. km). Formerly, Palau′ Is′lands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Palau - a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United StatesPalau - a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
Belau, Palau Islands, Pelew, Palau - a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
2.Palau - a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific OceanPalau - a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
Palau, Republic of Palau, TT - a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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The South Pacific island nation of Palau has agreed to accept an American offer to absorb 17 trained al-Qaeda members in exchange for some US$200 million.
Morocco and Palau decided to establish diplomatic relations at the level of ambassadors, said a joint statement signed on Friday by Morocco's Ambassador Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Mohammed Loulichki, and Palau's State Minister and Foreign Minister, Sandra Pierantozzi.Aa "The governments of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Palau, guided by the common will of developing friendship and cooperation relations between the two countries in the political, economic, and cultural fields, among others, have decided to establish diplomatic relations at the level of ambassadors," the statement said.
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The brass band is in Palau to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the CAT, which was created in 1969 by the U.S.
Reiterating the same, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin tweeted, "Thanks Prez @TommyRemengesau for signing @IndiaUNNewYork the Framework Agreement Document of the International Solar Alliance today, thus making Palau the 76th member of this growing family.
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The conservation move proved costly for tour operators with the loss of Palau's most popular attraction contributing to a slump in tourism numbers.
We thought it would be great to plan this year's Christmas holidays in Palau, but this time with all the kids, including our new daughter-in-law, Tinkay Crespo-Prieto.
The draft resolution "Persons displaced as a result of the June 1967 and subsequent hostilities" got a recorded 155 votes in favor to 5 against (Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, United States), with 10 abstentions (Australia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Palau, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Togo) --.
He said Palau's dive sites typically hosted about four boats an hour packed with tourists, leading to concerns a build-up of chemicals could see the reefs reach tipping point.
The Guardian reports that all tourists entering Palau are now required to sign an eco-pledge stamped into their passports.