Samoan


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Sa·mo·an

 (sə-mō′ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the islands of Samoa.
2. Of or relating to the country of Samoa or the territory of American Samoa.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of the islands or country of Samoa.
2. The Polynesian language of the Samoans.
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Samoan

(səˈməʊən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
4. (Historical Terms) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
n
5. (Peoples) a member of the people that inhabit Samoa
6. (Languages) the language of Samoa, belonging to the Polynesian family of languages
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Sa•mo•an

(səˈmoʊ ən)
n.
1. a member of the Polynesian people of Samoa.
2. the Austronesian language of this people: an official language in Western Samoa.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Samoa, its inhabitants, or the language Samoan.
[1840–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Samoan - a native or inhabitant of the Samoan IslandsSamoan - a native or inhabitant of the Samoan Islands
Samoan Islands, Samoa - a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop
Polynesian - a native or inhabitant of Polynesia
Adj.1.Samoan - of or relating to Samoa or its people or language or culture; "Samoan fishing industry"
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Translations

Samoan

[səˈməʊən]
A. ADJsamoano
B. Nsamoano/a m/f
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Samoan

adjsamoanisch
n
Samoaner(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Samoanisch nt
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References in classic literature ?
Recruiting vessels on Malaita left the Poonga-Poonga coast severely alone; and the Clansman, a Samoan recruiter, dropping anchor one sunset for billiards and gossip, reported rumours amongst the Sio natives that there had been fighting at Poonga-Poonga.
Thus, one of the dusky sailors hailed from Easter Island, a second from the Carolines, a third from the Paumotus, while the fourth was a gigantic Samoan. At sea, Boyd Duncan, himself a navigator, stood a mate's watch with Captain Dettmar, and both of them took a wheel or lookout occasionally.
There were five white men, a crew of twenty Santa Cruz boys and Samoans, and only the supercargo escaped.
His death came suddenly when he was only forty-four years old, and the Samoans, who ardently appreciated what he had done for them, buried him high up on a mountain overlooking both his home and the sea.
A Samoan woman was detained by police on suspicion of dumping a newborn baby into a trash bin in a restroom on the National Monument grounds here today.
Then I go to classes such as English, Maths, Samoan, Social Studies, Science, Health and P.E., and Visual Art.
DETAILS have emerged of the "shocking" tunnel incident at the Rugby World Cup Sevens which left three Wales rugby players injured and led to a Samoan star being arrested in his hotel room, writes Jon Doel.
Ambassador Mustard said the Samoan delegation represents not only American Samoa and the United States but a whole new world to Turkmenistan.
England players not donating for Samoa ENGLAND'S players have opted against giving a portion of their match fee to their Samoan counterparts ahead of Saturday's clash at Twickenham.
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegao, who is also chairman of their rugby union, said: "We are bankrupt and can't pay our debts.
I was from a village where, as in other Samoan villages, knowledge of the past mostly had to do with our genealogies, which were not for men as young as me to know.