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Apia

[ah-pee-ah, ah-pee-ah] /ɑˈpi ɑ, ˈɑ piˌɑ/
noun
1.
a seaport in and the capital of Western Samoa, on N Upolu.

Upolu

[oo-poh-loo] /uˈpoʊ lu/
noun
1.
an island in Western Samoa, in the S Pacific: the home of Robert Louis Stevenson for the last five years of his life. 430 sq. mi. (1113 sq. km).
Capital: Apia.

Western Samoa

noun
1.
an independent country comprising the W part of Samoa: formerly a trust territory of New Zealand. 1133 sq. mi. (2935 sq. km).
Capital: Apia.
Compare Samoa, American Samoa.
Related forms
Western Samoan, adjective, noun
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Apia

/æˈpɪə; ˈæpɪə/
noun
1.
the capital of (Western) Samoa: a port on the N coast of Upolu. Pop: 41 000 (2005 est)

Upolu

/uːˈpəʊluː/
noun
1.
an island in the SW central Pacific, in Samoa. Chief town: Apia. Pop: 134 400 (2001). Area: 1114 sq km (430 sq miles)

Western Samoa

noun
1.
See Samoa (sense 1)
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