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Noun: Tarawa
  1. National capital of Kiribati
    - Bairiki
     
  2. Battles in World War II in the Pacific (November 1943); United States Marines took the islands from the Japanese after bitter fighting
    - Makin, Tarawa-Makin

Type of: amphibious assault, national capital

Part of: Kiribati, Republic of Kiribati, Second World War, World War 2, World War II

Encyclopedia: Tarawa, Kiribati