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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital of the Marshall Islands, an atoll of the southern Ratak Chain. Population: 25,500.

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  • proper n. The capital atoll of the Marshall Islands

Etymologies

From Marshallese Mājro. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Majuro" in Angra dos Reis, offshore field in territorial waters - the biggest Western

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  • Viktor Kerzhanovich, listening from Majuro in the Marshall Islands, also detected a signal, however weak.

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  • It took a few months, but the star of the Majuro Atoll game got himself back into shape.

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  • In the spring of 1944, the Alabama and its sister ship the Indiana docked for repairs at Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

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  • A few days later, the battleships left Majuro to join Operation Forager, the invasion of Saipan.

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  • Shore leave on Majuro gave chief gunnery specialist Feller a chance to work on the latest addition to his pitching arsenal, a slider.

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  • 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.

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  • 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?"

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  • 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)

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  • •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.

    December 2008

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