- an island group in the South Pacific composed of three atolls, Nukunono, Atafu, and Fakaofo; dependent territory of New Zealand. Pop: 1368 (2012 est). Area: about 11 sq km (4 sq miles)
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Historical Examples of tokelau
By the markings on his arms and chest he should be from the isles of the Tokelau.'
Now, in Tokelau, this fashion is called tu tagita , and showeth that a girl is in her virginity.
I was thinking of sailing on a cruise among the Tokelau Islands in a day or two.
No wonder that the Samoans and natives of the Tokelau Islands term the leather-jacket isumu moana—the sea-rat.Rdan The Devil And Other Stories
We always carried with us a heavy turtle-net, made of coir fibre, which I had bought two years before in the Tokelau Group.Yorke The Adventurer