[ foo-nuh-foo-tee ]

  1. a village in and the capital of Tuvalu.

Words Nearby Funafuti Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Funafuti in a sentence

  • On an island in the Southern Sea, Funafuti, a deep boring has been made 1,114 ft. deep.

  • A year had come and gone, and the Venus again lay at anchor in the broad lagoon of Funafuti.

    Susni | Louis Becke
  • The Funafuti borings show almost beyond doubt that Polynesia is an area of comparatively recent subsidence.

  • It will thus be seen that the verdict of Funafuti is clearly and unmistakeably in favour of Darwin's theory.

    Darwin and Modern Science | A.C. Seward and Others
  • Then I bade good-bye to the natives, who started off for Funafuti with many expressions of goodwill to their fellow-mutineer.

    The Call Of The South | Louis Becke