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Samoan

[ suh-moh-uhn ]
/ səˈmoʊ ən /
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adjective
pertaining to Samoa or its Polynesian people.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Samoa.
the Polynesian language of Samoa.
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Origin of Samoan

First recorded in 1840–50; Samo(a) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Samoan

Samoan
/ (səˈməʊən) /

adjective
of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
noun
a member of the people that inhabit Samoa
the language of Samoa, belonging to the Polynesian family of languages
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