- an island in Western Samoa, in the S Pacific: the home of Robert Louis Stevenson for the last five years of his life. 430 sq. mi. (1113 sq. km). Capital: Apia.
Examples from the Web for upolu
Historical Examples of upolu
It is said that the king of a division of Upolu, called Atua, once lived at that spot.Magic and Religion
He led me into the Savaii plantation and the cocoa venture on Upolu.South Sea Tales
La'ala'a was also the name of a god in Upolu, who was the champion of wrestlers.
Nafanua was also the name of a village god on the island of Upolu.
He first touched at Manu'a, and then came and conquered Upolu.
- an island in the SW central Pacific, in Samoa. Chief town: Apia. Pop: 134 400 (2001). Area: 1114 sq km (430 sq miles)