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Kau·a·ior Kau·a'i (kou′ä-ē, kou-ī′)
An island of Hawaii northwest of Oahu. It was an independent royal domain when visited by Capt. James Cook in 1778 and became part of the kingdom of Hawaii in 1810.
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(Placename) a volcanic island in NW Hawaii, northwest of Oahu. Chief town: Lihue. Pop (Kauai county): 60 747 (2003 est). Area (island): 1433 sq km (553 sq miles)
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Ka•u•a•i(ˌkɑ uˈɑ i, ˈkaʊ aɪ)
an island in NW Hawaii. 38,856; 558 sq. mi. (1445 sq. km).
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