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Taupo

[tou-poh]
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noun
  1. Lake, a lake in N New Zealand, in the central part of North Island: largest lake in New Zealand. About 234 sq. mi. (605 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for taupo

Historical Examples

  • Because the movements of the siva are natural, the body of the taupo is natural.

    In the Track of the Trades

    Lewis R. Freeman

  • It was signed by one of the handmaidens of Seuka, the taupo of Pago Pago.

  • Not so the Taupo tribes, who were less controlled by such motives.

    The Treaty of Waitangi

    T. Lindsay Buick

  • Naturally, the little settlement at Taupo was thrown into a state of intense excitement.

    An Old New Zealander

    T. Lindsay Buick

  • The geographer could not have guessed if the word "Taupo," frequently repeated, had not attracted his attention.


British Dictionary definitions for taupo

Taupo

noun
  1. Lake Taupo a lake in New Zealand, on central North Island: the largest lake of New Zealand. Area: 616 sq km (238 sq miles)
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