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manus

[′mä·nəs]
(anatomy)
The hand of a human or the forefoot of a quadruped.
(invertebrate zoology)
The proximal enlargement of the propodus of the chela of arthropods.

Manus

 

an island in the Pacific Ocean; the only large island in the Admiralty Islands (Melanesia). Part of Papua New Guinea. Area, 1,554 sq km. Population, 22,000 (1969). The island is composed of volcanic rocks. In the central part there are mountains up to 719 m in elevation. Manus has a humid subequatorial climate. There are evergreen forests, and coconut palms are cultivated. The main town is Lorengau.

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ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury said Australia has a moral obligation to support the refugees on Manus Island and Nauru, and the ACT takes that obligation seriously.
Everybody is tired, people think this news will make us happy but everyone is same like before," Kurdish Iranian refugee Benham Satah told Reuters from Manus Island.
On her LinkedIn site, Manus wrote that her grandfather taught her that "impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
He was very lonely and I was just happy to be able to have a chat with him about whatever," said Manus.
To join this industry, I am coming up with my first Marathi film, Aapla Manus ," he added.
Three sources familiar with the process said about 25 men from countries such as Bangladesh, Sudan, and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar held on Manus island were the first to be told on Wednesday, with a similar number on Nauru to be told Thursday.
The only thing we can confirm is Manus was not armed and that he was innocent.
It has been the longstanding position of this Government to work with PNG to close Manus and support those people as they transition into PNG or return to their country of origin.
Under Australia's hardline immigration policy, anyone intercepted trying to reach the country by boat is sent for processing to camps on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea or on Nauru in the South Pacific.
Morty Manus, president of Alfred Music and longtime friend and supporter of MTNA, passed away January 9, 2016.
According to Fairfax Media, the Manus Island detention centre has not had a full-time psychiatrist for over three months.
Bruinsma will be assisted by Manus O'Donnell, a seasoned executive, who has been engaged as a special advisor to the OXIS Board.