Majuro

(redirected from Majuro Atoll)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Majuro

(mäjo͞o`rō), atoll and town (c.4 sq mi/10 sq km; 1988 pop. 19,664), capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Located in the Ratak Chain in the W central Pacific, Majuro has port facilities and an international airport. Commercial fishing is economically important. Sport fishing is popular, and divers are attracted by the underwater wreckage left from World War II. The College of the Marshall Islands is at the east end of the atoll.
References in periodicals archive ?
Only known from Majuro Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Fig.
Marshall Islands: Majuro Atoll - another great diving venue: 8-10 flights.
PIALA 2004: Maron In Read Im Jeje Ej Ad Kojatdikdik, Library Ko Rej Jikin Kakurmool Kojatdikdik In Im Jolet Eo Ad Ej Bwinnid--Literacy Our Hope, Libraries Our Scope and Heritage Our Property (14th, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands, November 16-19, 2004) and PIALA 2005: Kasrpacsr Misenge Ac Etwack Lutu--Resources Today and Learning Tomorrow (15th, Tofol, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, November 8-10, 2005).
During July 13-September 13, 2003, a total of 647 clinically diagnosed measles cases * were reported on Majuro Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI); this is the first measles outbreak reported in RMI since 1988.
The Ministry of Health suspended travel of sea vessels and airlines from Majuro Atoll until vaccination campaigns had been completed in other atolls and islands, and required proof of MMR vaccination for all travelers leaving Majuro Atoll for other atolls or islands or for international destinations.
The closest we got to Majorca was the Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands .