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 (ə-pē′ə, ä′pē-ä′)
The capital of Samoa, on the northern coast of Upolu island in the southern Pacific Ocean.
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(æˈpɪə; ˈæpɪə)
(Placename) the capital of (Western) Samoa: a port on the N coast of Upolu. Pop: 41 000 (2005 est)
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(ɑˈpi ɑ, ˈɑ piˌɑ)

the capital of Western Samoa, on N Upolu. 33,170.
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Noun1.Apia - the capital of Western SamoaApia - the capital of Western Samoa  
Independent State of Samoa, Samoa, Samoa i Sisifo, Western Samoa - a constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific
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And on the third day I was picked up by a brig from Apia to San Francisco.
We go Tahiti, Raiatea, Tahaa, Bora-Bora, Manua, Tutuila, Apia, Savaii, and Fiji Islands--plenty Fiji Islands.
He even made a voyage to Apia to find things out--as if he couldn't find a plenty right there on the beach of Manatomana!
He was merely a manhandler; and Bill King was something like three months in recovering from the bit of manhandling he received that afternoon on Apia beach.
Janelle Hu also met with the APAMO to discuss the Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIA Vote).
APIA, named after the capital of Samoa, the land of Atalina's forebears, is so far proving that the marketing specialist's decision to go into business for herself was a sound one.
Substitutes: L Tafunai (Vaiala, Apia), K Lealamanua (Biarritz), L Lafaialaii (Bayonne), P Tupai (Rangarui Tupoke, NZ), N Tauafao (Maile Sharks, Samoa), A Collins (Petone, Wellington), S Tagicakibau (Waikato Chiefs).
Samoa play Fiji, who beat a Tonga side including Cov prop Kisi Pulu 19- 11 last week, at Apia Park tomorrow before return games on July 23 and 30.
The Apia office fund is open to institutional investors through cash or property assets.
Nanofocus and nanotomography inspection criteria will undoubtedly become more vital as a result of these wafer technology trends, and Feinfocus will collaborate with other APiA members on the research of x-ray inspection technology to meet the needs of this evolving marketplace.
The term Asian Pacific Islander American or APIA includes more than 49 different ethnic groups (speaking over 100 languages and dialects) who originate from Asia, the Pacific Rim, and the Pacific Islands (Tanjasiri, Wallace & Shibata, 1995).
The book traces loosely the origins of Alofa (literally, "Love") and her growing awareness of sexuality and violence in her village, near the capital city Apia. Where We Once Belonged is not plot-driven.