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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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One Sudanese refugee approved for resettlement told Reuters he would leave Manus Island in a few days.
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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.
Manus and his wife Iris were honored by MTNA at the 2013 MTNA National Conference with the MTNA Achievement Award, the organization's highest honor bestowed upon individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the music teaching profession.
The asylum seeker detention facility in Manus Island is run by the Australian government.
Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani said conditions inside the Manus Island detention centre were becoming steadily more oppressive in an effort to coerce men to accept a move to the Australian-built East Lorengau Refugee Transit Centre (ELRTC) on the outskirts of the Manus province's main town, Lorengau.
Refugee Action Collective spokesman Chris Breen said those who had been granted refugee status had been offered a one-year temporary visa to stay in Papua New Guinea (PNG), the country of which Manus Island is a part.
But the prime minister's claim resulted after two Australia employees of G4S, the security contractor hired by the government, have become suspects in the violent death of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.