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Sa·mo·an

 (sə-mō′ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the islands of Samoa.
2. Of or relating to the country of Samoa or the territory of American Samoa.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of the islands or country of Samoa.
2. The Polynesian language of the Samoans.

Samoan

(səˈməʊən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
4. (Historical Terms) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
n
5. (Peoples) a member of the people that inhabit Samoa
6. (Languages) the language of Samoa, belonging to the Polynesian family of languages

Sa•mo•an

(səˈmoʊ ən)
n.
1. a member of the Polynesian people of Samoa.
2. the Austronesian language of this people: an official language in Western Samoa.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Samoa, its inhabitants, or the language Samoan.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Samoan - a native or inhabitant of the Samoan IslandsSamoan - a native or inhabitant of the Samoan Islands
Samoan Islands, Samoa - a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop
Polynesian - a native or inhabitant of Polynesia
Adj.1.Samoan - of or relating to Samoa or its people or language or culture; "Samoan fishing industry"
Translations

Samoan

[səˈməʊən]
A. ADJsamoano
B. Nsamoano/a m/f

Samoan

adjsamoanisch
n
Samoaner(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Samoanisch nt
References in classic literature ?
There were five white men, a crew of twenty Santa Cruz boys and Samoans, and only the supercargo escaped.
His death came suddenly when he was only forty-four years old, and the Samoans, who ardently appreciated what he had done for them, buried him high up on a mountain overlooking both his home and the sea.
Recruiting vessels on Malaita left the Poonga-Poonga coast severely alone; and the Clansman, a Samoan recruiter, dropping anchor one sunset for billiards and gossip, reported rumours amongst the Sio natives that there had been fighting at Poonga-Poonga.
Thus, one of the dusky sailors hailed from Easter Island, a second from the Carolines, a third from the Paumotus, while the fourth was a gigantic Samoan.
Today American Samoa is home to burly rugby players, and about 30 American Samoans who play in the NFL.
D'entree de match, les Sud-Africains ont fait preuve de beaucoup plus de concentration que face aux Nippons, et ont rapidement pris les devants face a des Samoans sans reponse.
This state of order is what Tupua Tamasese refers to as the sacred relation or 'harmony' to which Samoans aspire, including harmony among people, with the cosmos, and with the environment.
GEORGE FORD gave England some focus ahead of the World Cup as he kicked the Samoans into touch.
After the final whistle English and Samoan players stood side-by-side in a big circle in a clear show of unity and Robshaw explained the squad were grateful for the way the Samoans approached the clash despite the problems in their camp.
New Zealand is now home to nearly 145,000 Samoans and Samoan is now the third most spoken language in New Zealand after English and Maori.
With nearly 145,000 Samoans now in New Zealand and Samoan being the third most spoken language after English and Maori, the impact of Samoans in New Zealand has left an indelible mark on the identity and culture of New Zealand and will continue to do so," Lotu-Iiga said.
Pasifika) and western--that Samoans and Pasifika populations everywhere