Meaning of Vanuatu


Pronunciation: (vä"n-ä't), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic consisting of a group of 80 islands in the S Pacific, ab. 1000 mi. (1600 km) NE of Australia: formerly under joint British and French administration; gained independence 1980. 113,000; ab. 5700 sq. mi. (14,763 sq. km). Cap.: Vila. Formerly,
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