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 (pōn′pā′) also Po·na·pe (pō′nə-pā′)
An island of the Federated States of Micronesia in the eastern Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. The capital Palikir is located here. It also constitutes a state with two dozen smaller atolls.
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(ˈpoʊn peɪ)
an island in the W Pacific, in the Caroline group: part of the Federated States of Micronesia. 129 sq. mi. (334 sq. km). Formerly, Ponape.
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Of these patients, 14 (25%) originated in Chuuk State and 13 (24%) in Pohnpei State; for 28 (51%), the specific Federated State was not documented.
Micronesia consists of over 2,000 islands across the North Pacific and customers using the new Airpass can travel to Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia; Kwajalein Atoll and Majuro in the Marshall Islands; Rota and Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands as well as Palau.
The operation includes delivering supplies to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Yap, Palau, Chuuk and Pohnpei.
In the summer of 1978, he returned to Pingelap and visited two other atolls (Pohnpei and Majuro) to investigate adoption practices.
mi.) in four major island groups (Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, and Kosrae).