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Fiji

Fi·ji

 (fē′jē)
An island country of the southwest Pacific Ocean comprising about 320 islands. Populated by Melanesian and later Polynesian groups, the islands were annexed by Great Britain in 1874 and became independent in 1970. Suva, on the island of Viti Levu, is the capital.

Fiji

(ˈfiːdʒiː; fiːˈdʒiː)
n
(Placename) an independent republic, consisting of 844 islands (chiefly Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) in the SW Pacific: a British colony (1874–1970); a member of the Commonwealth (1970–87 and from 1997); the large islands are of volcanic origin, surrounded by coral reefs; smaller ones are of coral. Official language: English. Religion: Christian and Hindu. Currency: dollar. Capital: Suva. Pop: 896 758 (2013 est). Area: 18 272 sq km (7055 sq miles)
n, adj
1. (Languages) another word for Fijian
2. (Peoples) another word for Fijian

Fi•ji

(ˈfi dʒi)

n.
a republic consisting of an archipelago of some 332 islands in the S Pacific, N of New Zealand, composed of the Fiji Islands and a smaller group to the NW: formerly a British colony. 812,918; 7078 sq. mi. (18,333 sq. km). Cap.: Suva.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fiji - an independent state within the British Commonwealth located on the Fiji IslandsFiji - an independent state within the British Commonwealth located on the Fiji Islands
Fiji Islands, Fijis - a group of more than 800 islands (100 inhabited) in the southwestern Pacific; larger islands (Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) are of volcanic origin surrounded by coral reefs; smaller islands are coral
Suva - the capital and largest city of Fiji (on Viti Levu island)
Fijian - a native or inhabitant of Fiji
Translations
Fidži
Fiji
FidziFidži
Fidži
Fidzsi-szigetek
フィジー
피지
Fiji
Fiji
ประเทศฟิจิ
Quần đảo Fiji

Fiji

[ˈfiːdʒiː] N (also the Fiji Islands) → las Islas Fiji

Fiji

[ˈfiːdʒiː] nFidji fpl
the Fiji Islands → les îles fpl Fidji

Fiji

nFidschiinseln pl

Fiji

[ˈfiːdʒiː] n the Fiji Islandsle isole fpl Figi

Fiji

فيجي Fidži Fiji Fidschiinseln Φίτζι Fiji, Fiyi Fidzi Fidji Fidži Isole Fiji フィジー 피지 Fiji Fiji-øyene Fidżi Ilhas Fiji Фиджи Fiji ประเทศฟิจิ Fiji Quần đảo Fiji 斐济
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In the island of Fiji they do not use turkeys; they use plumbers.
There are even a thousand miles of its wire in Abyssinia and one hundred and fifty miles in the Fiji Islands.
He is working out a ten years' sentence in Fiji now, for the wanton killing of a black boy.
It was in the early days in Fiji, when John Starhurst arose in the mission house at Rewa Village and announced his intention of carrying the gospel throughout all Viti Levu.
This tooth was likewise the property of Ra Vatu; and in Fiji, when such a tooth goes forth, things usually happen.
I have labored in Fiji for three years, and I have done it for no profit.
I have one somewhere that a Fiji belle once wore; I'll look it up," and, leaving Pokey to Jamie's care, Dr.
Here's a gimlet, so you hold her, boys, while I get her dear little nose all ready," cried Charlie, whisking away the pillow as the other boys danced about the sofa in true Fiji style.
The latter, with his wife, had been landed there by the Annapolis, which had promptly gone on with its cargo of astronomers to Fiji.
Why, I even went back over my accounts and paid Sweitzer fifty quid I'd jiggered him out of in a deal in Fiji three years before.
Why, even in Fiji the Lotu was having a hard time of it and the chiefs still eating long-pig.
Newbright had occasion to correspond with the Countess of Southdown about the Warmingpan Fund for the Fiji Islanders (for the management of which admirable charity both these ladies formed part of a female committee), and having mentioned her "sweet friend," Mrs.