an island in Western Samoa: largest of the Samoa group. 703 sq. mi. (1821 sq. km). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for savaii

Historical Examples of savaii

  • It's a double-header, I saw a big squall like that off Savaii once.

    A Son Of The Sun

    Jack London

  • He went to Savaii, married there a third, and was more fortunate.

    In the South Seas

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • This volcano is located on the island of Savaii, the largest of the Samoan group.

  • Toward sundown we passed the first island of the group,—Savaii, the largest.

    The Pacific Triangle

    Sydney Greenbie

  • He led me into the Savaii plantation and the cocoa venture on Upolu.

    South Sea Tales

    Jack London

British Dictionary definitions for savaii



the largest island in Samoa: mountainous and volcanic. Pop: 42 400 (2001). Area: 1174 sq km (662 sq miles)
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