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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.


(æˈpɪə; ˈæpɪə)
(Placename) the capital of (Western) Samoa: a port on the N coast of Upolu. Pop: 41 000 (2005 est)


(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 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.
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
By generating mass conversation Apia sets out to value experience and have Over 50s proportionally and accurately represented by society and the media.
Various shots, Apia harbour, Hokule'a Canoe of Polynesian Voyaging Society
He added that the "value of investments approved by APIA totalled 523.
C'est le plus fort que j'ai connu, et j'ai traverse pas mal de situations difficiles dans le Pacifique (jusqu'ici)", a declare a Radio New Zealand l'ambassadeur de Nouvelle-Zelande a Apia, Nick Hurley.
Nick Hurley, New Zealand's senior diplomat in Apia, said the extent of the damage was unknown because disaster officials had not been able to venture out to assess it.
The earthquake was centered 195 kilometers south of Apia and 185 km east-northeast of Hihifo, Tonga, at a depth of 18 km, the Geological Survey said.
The whole village has been wiped out," he said from a hill near Samoa's capital Apia.
It's like nothing we've ever experienced before," said Tasi Uesele, who in the Samoan capital, Apia.