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  1. the largest of the islands of American Samoa: excellent harbor at Pago Pago. 53 sq. mi. (137 sq. km).
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Related formsTu·tu·i·lan, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples

  • This malaga (party of visitors) from Tutuila are eaten up with poverty.

    A Memory Of The Southern Seas

    Louis Becke

  • The Manua Islands are only ninety miles from the island of Tutuila.

  • Guam, and Pago-Pago on Tutuila, were also captured, quite incidentally.


    Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff

  • Nave was the name of a village god on the island of Tutuila.

  • The place of banishment for exiled chiefs was the island of Tutuila.

British Dictionary definitions for tutuila


  1. the largest island of American Samoa, in the SW Pacific. Chief town and port: Pago Pago. Pop: 55 876 (2000). Area: 135 sq km (52 sq miles)
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