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Nouméa

[ noo-mey-uh ]
/ nuˈmeɪ ə /
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noun

a city in and the capital of New Caledonia, on the SW coast.

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Nouméa
/ (ˌnuːˈmeɪə, French numea) /

noun

the capital and chief port of the French Overseas Territory of New Caledonia. Pop: 146 000 (2005 est)
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