[ poh-nuh-pey, pon-uh- ]
/ ˈpoʊ nəˌpeɪ, ˈpɒn ə- /


an island in the W Pacific: part of the Federated States of Micronesia. 134 sq. mi. (347 sq. km).
Also Pohn·pei [pohn-pey, pon-] /ˈpoʊnˈpeɪ, ˈpɒn-/.
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Examples from the Web for ponape

  • A boy and a girl sat by the rocky margin of a deep mountain pool in Ponape in the North Pacific.