Mauna Loa

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Mauna Lo·a

 (lō′ə)
An active volcano, 4,169 m (13,679 ft) high, on the island of Hawaii south of Mauna Kea.

Mauna Loa

(ˈmaʊnɑː ˈləʊɑː)
n
(Placename) an active volcano in Hawaii, on S central Hawaii island. Height: 4171 m (13 684 ft)

mau•na lo•a

(ˈmaʊ nə ˈloʊ ə, ˈmɔ nə)
n., pl. mauna lo•as.
a vine, Canavalia microcarpa, of the legume family, naturalized in Hawaii, having pink or lavender flowers used in leis.
[after Mauna Loa]

Mau′na Lo′a

(ˈloʊ ə)
n.
an active volcano on the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. 13,680 ft. (4170 m).
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Noun1.mauna loa - an active volcano on south central Hawaii IslandMauna Loa - an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island
Hawaii Island, Hawaii - the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks
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