Republic of, a group of Pacific islands in the W part of the Caroline group: taken by U.S. forces after severe fighting 1944; formerly a Japanese mandate, then under U.S. trusteeship; gained independence 1981. 171 sq. mi. (443 sq. km).
an alternative name for the (Republic of) Palau
Fernando [fer-nahn-daw] /fɛrˈnɑn dɔ/ (Show IPA), (Fernando Belaúnde Terry) 1913?–2002, Peruvian architect and statesman: president 1963–68, 1980–85.
a river in S Russia, flowing generally NW from the Urals to the Kama River. 880 miles (1416 km) long.
- Belaya tserkov
a city in E Ukraine, S of Kiev.
Nautical. to fasten (a rope) by winding around a pin or short rod inserted in a holder so that both ends of the rod are clear. Mountain Climbing. to secure (a person) by attaching to one end of a rope. to secure (a rope) by attaching to a person or to an object offering stable […]