from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea, on southeast New Guinea and the Gulf of Papua. It was named for the British explorer Capt. John Moresby (1830-1922), who landed here in 1873, and occupied by the British after 1888. Population: 283,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Papua New Guinea.
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- n. the administrative capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea
O'Neill could not be reached for immediate comment but on Tuesday he said he had met with Ogio briefly after the march to the official residence in the capital, Port Moresby.
In the capital, Port Moresby, the government faces the challenge of ensuring that this new-found prosperity is handled responsibly and transparently.
Eddie Kekea, an AIDS counselor at the Anglican Church division of Education, based in the Papua New Guinea capital of Port Moresby, says a challenge is changing male behavior to curb domestic violence and promote safe sex.
Australia has the largest diplomatic mission of any country in Port Moresby and has called for Agwi to be reinstated.
Both Sir Michael Somare and O'Neill have seven days to implement the supreme court's orders to resolve the current political impasse or I will be forced to take actions to uphold the integrity of the constitution, Sasa told reporters in Port Moresby, the capital.
She had never met her uncle, who the Pentagon said was among the crew of a B-24D Liberator heavy bomber that vanished Nov. 20, 1943, after taking off from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Close the High Commission in Port Moresby, and the newspapers will be full of stories about the historical link between Britain and Papua New Guinea.
Daniel Korski, You've grossly miscalculated the recent turn of geopolitical and economic climate in the South Pacific region by axing the British High Commission in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea ....
Our friends from the Wuvulu project, Paul and Patty, met us in Port Moresby, after our long trip across the Pacific and up from Sydney.
On his initial visit, before leaving Port Moresby on his way back to Sydney, Bill decided to spend a few days looking around.
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