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Tonga Islands

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  • TONGA ISLANDS —    or FRIENDLY ISLANDS    (19), an archipelago in the S. Pacific, 250 m. SE. of Fiji; Tonga tabu is the largest; volcanic and fruit bearing; missionary enterprise (Wesleyan Methodist) has done much to improve the mental, moral, and material… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Tonga (Tonga Islands) — ISO 639 3 Code : ton ISO 639 2/B Code : ton ISO 639 2/T Code : ton ISO 639 1 Code : to Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Tonga (disambiguation) — Tonga may refer to the Kingdom of Tonga or the African Tonga ethnic groups:*Kingdom of Tonga, Pacific Island nation whose people are known as Tongans and who speak the Tongan language *the Tonga people of Zambia and Zimbabwe, an ethnic group… …   Wikipedia

  • Tonga [2] — Tonga, 1) (T. Archipel, Freundschaftliche Insel, Freundschaftsinseln, engl. Friendly Islands), Archipelagus im Stillen Ocean unter 18 bis 22° südlicher Breite gelegen, zum Südö stlichen Polynesien gehörig. Er bildet eine der Gruppen des äußeren… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tonga — [täŋ′gə] kingdom occupying a group of islands (Tonga Islands) in the SW Pacific, east of Fiji; member of the Commonwealth: 289 sq mi (749 sq km); pop. 95,000; cap. Nukualofa …   English World dictionary

  • Tonga — This article is about the Kingdom of Tonga. For other uses, see Tonga (disambiguation). Kingdom of Tonga Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga …   Wikipedia

  • Tonga — /tong geuh/, n. a Polynesian kingdom consisting of three groups of islands in the S Pacific, NE of New Zealand: a former British protectorate. 100,105; ab. 270 sq. mi. (700 sq. km). Cap.: Nukualofa. Also called Tonga Islands, Friendly Islands.… …   Universalium

  • tonga — /tong geuh/, n. a light, two wheeled, horse drawn vehicle used in India. [1870 75; < Hindi tanga] * * * Tonga Introduction Tonga Background: The archipelago of The Friendly Islands was united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. It became a… …   Universalium

  • Tonga — Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga (tongaisch) Kingdom of Tonga (englisch) Königreich Tonga …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tonga — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Tonga <p></p> Background: <p></p> Tonga unique among Pacific nations never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of The Friendly Islands were… …   The World Factbook

  • Tonga Defence Services — A group of Royal Tongan Marines during a training exercise in the United States in 2007 Service branches Land F …   Wikipedia

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