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An island of Hawaii just east of Molokai and Lanai. The second-largest island in the state, it consists of two volcanic peaks connected by an isthmus.


(Placename) a volcanic island in S central Hawaii: the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Pop: 117 644 (2000). Area: 1885 sq km (728 sq miles)


(ˈmaʊ i)

an island in central Hawaii. 54,985; 728 sq. mi. (1886 sq. km).
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Noun1.Maui - the second largest of the Hawaiian IslandsMaui - the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands
Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands - a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
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A few years since there was living on the island of Maui (one of the Sandwich group) an old chief, who, actuated by a morbid desire for notoriety, gave himself out among the foreign residents of the place as the living tomb of Captain Cook's big toe
I was three years at Mills Seminary, with trips home, of course, and two years in New York; and then Dad went smash in a sugar plantation on Maui.
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Maui County Ocean Safety officials received a report that a shark attacked a man fishing in a kayak between Maui and Molokini, a small island less than 3 miles off the southwest coast of Maui that's popular for diving and snorkeling.
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