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An island country of the southwest Pacific Ocean comprising about 320 islands. Populated by Melanesian and later Polynesian groups, the islands were annexed by Great Britain in 1874 and became independent in 1970. Suva, on the island of Viti Levu, is the capital.
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(Placename) an independent republic, consisting of 844 islands (chiefly Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) in the SW Pacific: a British colony (1874–1970); a member of the Commonwealth (1970–87 and from 1997); the large islands are of volcanic origin, surrounded by coral reefs; smaller ones are of coral. Official language: English. Religion: Christian and Hindu. Currency: dollar. Capital: Suva. Pop: 896 758 (2013 est). Area: 18 272 sq km (7055 sq miles)
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a republic consisting of an archipelago of some 332 islands in the S Pacific, N of New Zealand, composed of the Fiji Islands and a smaller group to the NW: formerly a British colony. 812,918; 7078 sq. mi. (18,333 sq. km). Cap.: Suva.
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|Noun||1.||Fiji - an independent state within the British Commonwealth located on the Fiji Islands|
Fiji Islands, Fijis - a group of more than 800 islands (100 inhabited) in the southwestern Pacific; larger islands (Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) are of volcanic origin surrounded by coral reefs; smaller islands are coral
Suva - the capital and largest city of Fiji (on Viti Levu island)
Fijian - a native or inhabitant of Fiji
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Quần đảo Fiji
Fiji[ˈfiːdʒiː] N (also the Fiji Islands) → las Islas Fiji
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Fiji→ فيجي Fidži Fiji Fidschiinseln Φίτζι Fiji, Fiyi Fidzi Fidji Fidži Isole Fiji フィジー 피지 Fiji Fiji-øyene Fidżi Ilhas Fiji Фиджи Fiji ประเทศฟิจิ Fiji Quần đảo Fiji 斐济
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