Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the
geographical name former United States trust territory comprising the Northern Mariana Islands (until 1978), the Federated States of Micronesia (until 1991), the Marshall Islands (until 1991), and Palau (until 1994)

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  • Pacific Islands,Trust Territory of the — Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the A group of more than 2,000 islands and islets of the northwest Pacific Ocean administered by the United States as a United Nations trust territory from 1947 to 1978. It originally included the Caroline,… …   Universalium

  • Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the — a U.S. trust territory in the Pacific Ocean, comprising the Mariana, Marshall and Caroline Islands: approved by the United Nations 1947; since 1976 constituents of the trusteeship have established or moved toward self government. 133,732; 717 sq …   Universalium

  • Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the — a U.S. trust territory in the Pacific Ocean, comprising the Mariana, Marshall and Caroline Islands: approved by the United Nations 1947; since 1976 constituents of the trusteeship have established or moved toward self government. 133,732; 717 sq …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the — Pacif′ic Is′lands, Trust′ Ter′ritory of the n. geg a group of islands in the W Pacific, established in 1947 by the United Nations as a U.S. trusteeship: orig. composed of the Caroline, Marshall, and Mariana Islands (except Guam); the Republic of… …   From formal English to slang

  • Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands — Infobox Former Country conventional long name = Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands common name = Pacific Islands continent = Oceania region=Micronesia empire=United States status=United Nations Trust Territory era=Cold War year start = 1947… …   Wikipedia

  • Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands constitutional referendum, 1978 — A referendum on the proposed constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia was held on 12 July 1978. It was approved in Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap, who formed the Federation on 10 May the following year.[1] In the Marshall Islands and… …   Wikipedia

  • Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands — VER Territorio de las Islas del Pacífico …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Flag of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands — The flag of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI) consisted of a light blue field that contained six white stars centered in a circle pattern. The stars symbolized the six districts of the former trusteeship: The Marianas, the… …   Wikipedia

  • High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands — The following is a list of the High Commissioners of the United Nations Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, administered by the United States from 1947 through 1986.*Louis Emil Denfeld (18 July 1947 17 April 1948) *DeWitt Clinton Ramsey (17… …   Wikipedia

  • Pacific IslandsTrust Territory of the — former U.S. trust territory in the W Pacific, consisting of the Caroline & Marshall Islands: trusteeship terminated in 1990 * * * …   Universalium

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