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 (pōn′pā′) also Po·na·pe (pō′nə-pā′)
An island of the Federated States of Micronesia in the eastern Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. The capital Palikir is located here. It also constitutes a state with two dozen smaller atolls.


(ˈpoʊn peɪ)
an island in the W Pacific, in the Caroline group: part of the Federated States of Micronesia. 129 sq. mi. (334 sq. km). Formerly, Ponape.
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Most would give up after a cumulative 114 goal thrashing but British coach Paul Watson, who managed Pohnpei, one of the islands that make up Micronesia from 2009 to 2010, is drawing positives from the defeats.
The thirtieth named storm of the 2013 Pacific typhoon season, Haiyan originated from an area of low pressure several hundred kilometers east-southeast of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia on November 2, 2013.
Davia Palmeri and Wayne Law, Columbia University and The New York Botanical Garden, "Impacts of sakau cultivation on the upland forest bird diversity of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
Among England's finest coaching exports, none has ever faced the challenges which confronted football missionary Paul Watson when he took on Pohnpei, the worst national team in the world - so rubbish they do not even make the FIFA rankings - and guided them to a historic first win.
The itinerary features an in-depth exploration of Hawaii, Micronesia, China, Japan, the Philippines and French Polynesia, as well as maiden calls at the exotic ports of Majuro, Marshall Islands, and Pohnpei, Micronesia.
Lamarkian definitions of identity on Kpingamarangi and Pohnpei.
Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia to renovate a hospital there.
So if your forthcoming pay cheque is likely to be blown on much-needed over-indulgence, may your reviewer strongly recommend setting a tenner aside to buy Up Pohnpei, one of the most inspirational sports books you'll ever read?
Other Pacific Islanders, predominantly Micronesians from Chuuk (11,230), Palau (2,563), and Pohnpei (2,248), collectively constitute a larger number than Whites; while other Asians--predominantly Koreans (3,437), Chinese (2,368), and Japanese (2,368)--are just slightly smaller in number.
Should legislation authorizing the building of a casino in Pohnpei or the building of a casino and tourist complex in Yap be authorized and implemented, concerns for money laundering would rise.
Up Pohnpei by Paul Watson (Profile Books, pounds 12.
Through discovering the worst international team in the world, the Pacific island of Pohnpei, they set out to coach the side to a modicum of success.