[moh-luh-kahy, -kah-ee, mol-uh-]
an island in central Hawaii: leper colony. 259 sq. mi. (670 sq. km).
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Historical Examples of molokai
Niuli, there, his sister was sent to Molokai seven years ago.
Anything unusual or abnormal was sufficient to send a fellow to Molokai.
Let us live here, or die here, but do not let us go to the prison of Molokai.
The shell-fire had been too terrible, and they had preferred the prison of Molokai.
Damien was not sent to Molokai, but went there without orders.
British Dictionary definitions for molokai
an island in central Hawaii. Pop: 7404 (2000). Area: 676 sq km (261 sq miles)
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