Example sentences for: papua

How can you use “papua” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Papua New Guinea's Post Courier announces that the PNG government, which depends on substantial foreign aid from Australia, is asking the Aussies for a six month dole advance.

  • Kina (Papua New Guinea) originated from shell money used for centuries by people along their coast; the cedi of Ghana means `small shell' after the former use of the cowrie shell for money.

  • While we worked in Papua New Guinea the chances for miscommunication were myriad.

  • About 300,000 people in Papua New Guinea are starving because of the '97 El Niño.

  • Even the formidable Duke of Edinburgh was heard to remark ruefully on an official visit to Papua New Guinea that it was very difficult to maintain a stiff upper lip when one was constantly being introduced as Whitefella Blongum Kween.

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