American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The capital of the Marshall Islands, an atoll of the southern Ratak Chain. Population: 25,500.
- n. The capital atoll of the Marshall Islands
- From Marshallese Mājro. (Wiktionary)
“Majuro" in Angra dos Reis, offshore field in territorial waters - the biggest Western”
“Viktor Kerzhanovich, listening from Majuro in the Marshall Islands, also detected a signal, however weak.”
“It took a few months, but the star of the Majuro Atoll game got himself back into shape.”
“In the spring of 1944, the Alabama and its sister ship the Indiana docked for repairs at Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands.”
“A few days later, the battleships left Majuro to join Operation Forager, the invasion of Saipan.”
“Shore leave on Majuro gave chief gunnery specialist Feller a chance to work on the latest addition to his pitching arsenal, a slider.”
“They envision such projects as a Jaluit causeway, replanting of protective vegetation on shorelines, and a 3-mile-long 5-kilometer-long seawall protecting their capital, Majuro, from the Pacific's rising tides.”
“In between musical selections, she had introduced herself to the men: "This is Tokyo Rose calling the 100th Seabee Unit in the Majuro Islands," and asked, "How do you boys like our coc [o] nuts?”
“Marshall Islandstotal: 64.5 km paved: 64.5 km note: paved roads on major islands (Majuro, Kwajalein), otherwise stone -, coral -, or laterite-surfaced roads and tracks (2002)”
“•Staff Sgt. Solomon T. Sam, 31, Majuro, Marshall Islands; died of wounds from an improvised explosive device in Mosul; assigned to the 523rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.”
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