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To·ke·lau

 (tō′kə-lou′)
An island group of the central Pacific Ocean north of Samoa. The islands were annexed by Great Britain in 1889 following a series of raids by Peruvian slave traders, and came under New Zealand sovereignty in 1948.

To′ke·lau′an adj. & n.
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Tokelau

(ˈtəʊkəˌlaʊ) or

Tokelau Islands

pl n
(Placename) an island group in the South Pacific composed of three atolls, Nukunono, Atafu, and Fakaofo; dependent territory of New Zealand. Pop: 1368 (2012 est). Area: about 11 sq km (4 sq miles)
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