a person who vigorously advocates banning the development or use of nuclear weapons.
an island in the W central Pacific Ocean, in the Gilbert Islands group of Kiribati. Historical Examples It is somewhat inferior to Banaba, but supplies its place when Banaba is scarce. The Philippine Islands John Foreman noun an island in the SW Pacific, in the Republic of Kiribati. Phosphates were mined by Britain (1900–79). Area: […]
adjective of or relating to the SW Pacific island of Banaba noun a native or inhabitant of Banaba Historical Examples “Let us go, for the daughter of Tadona has called upon us at Kiangan,” said banaban. Ifugao Law R. F. Burton Kai-ak halupe, kai-ak banaban, ta idet-na ta magibu ta maid di pangidoh-dohana. Ifugao Law […]
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