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  • n. Plural form of Nauruan.

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Examples

  • Nauruans are predominantly Polynesian, with heavy intermixtures of Micronesian and Melanesian strains. —continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.

    Nauru

  • NauruThe exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear, since their language does not resemble any other in the Pacific.

    Background

  • Background: The exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear, since their language does not resemble any other in the Pacific.

    Nauru

  • We have recently taken steps to facilitate the up-skilling of a small number of Nauruans in welding to gain access to skilled employment in areas of need in Australia under the existing rules.

    Transcript - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • Nauruans realise that the party is well and truly over.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Nauruans were high on the hog on a mix of Bird Poo and Coral until they dug it all up and spent the money on frivolous things.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • As a result Nauruans have among the highest rates of obesity and diabetes on the planet, and a life expectancy of only fifty-five.

    New World Syndrome

  • This rocky island's few patches of arable land were laid waste years ago by mining, so Nauruans subsist almost entirely on imports.

    New World Syndrome

  • Given the burgeoning rates of obesity and diabetes in the United States and other industrialized nations, this seems surprising, until one considers that rates among the most susceptible peoples — Pacific Islanders such as Native Hawaiians, Samoans, and Nauruans — are higher still.

    New World Syndrome

  • Phosphates have given Nauruans one of the highest per capita incomes in the Third World.

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

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