Tubuai Islands


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Tu·bu·a·i Islands

 (to͞o-bwä′ē, to͞o′bo͞o-ī′)

Tubuai Islands

(ˌtuːbuːˈaɪ)
pl n
(Placename) a chain of small islands extending about 1400 km (850 miles) in the S Pacific, in French Polynesia; discovered by Captain Cook in 1777; annexed by France in 1880. Pop: 1979 (2002). Area: 173 sq km (67 sq miles). Also called: Austral Islands
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Noun1.Tubuai Islands - a chain of small islands in French PolynesiaTubuai Islands - a chain of small islands in French Polynesia
French Oceania, French Polynesia - a French overseas possession in the South Pacific
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