Nuku'alofa


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Nu·ku·'a·lo·fa

 (no͞o′ko͞o-ə-lô′fə)
The capital of Tonga in the southwest Pacific Ocean.
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Nuku'alofa

(ˌnuːkuːəˈlɔːfə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Tonga, a port on the N coast of Tongatapu Island. Pop: 36 000 (2005 est)
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On Thursday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex landed at Fua'amotu Airport and headed to the Consular House in Nuku'alofa for a private meeting with King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u.
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NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga -- A plane carrying the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had to abort its landing at Sydney airport on Friday evening and flew around because there was another aircraft on the runway.
The closest Tonga have come to upsetting the Welsh applecart was in their first official Test in Nuku'alofa in 1986 when the hosts lost 15-7.
Then the Atlanta Games closed and the flights and long flights and longer flights departed, and a 12-year-old kid far, far away stood on the roadside of the route out of the Nuku'alofa airport, with seemingly all of the Tongan people.
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