Upolu


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U·po·lu

 (o͞o-pō′lo͞o)
A volcanic island of Samoa in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is the site of Apia, the country's capital.

Upolu

(uːˈpəʊluː)
n
(Placename) an island in the SW central Pacific, in Samoa. Chief town: Apia. Pop: 134 400 (2001). Area: 1114 sq km (430 sq miles)

U•po•lu

(uˈpoʊ lu)

n.
an island in Western Samoa, in the S Pacific. 114,980; 430 sq. mi. (1113 sq. km). Cap.: Apia.
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"If you want to go to Sydney, the Upolu sails from Tulagi to-morrow afternoon," Young said.
"This time the Upolu is going straight to Sydney," Young explained.
Besides, the Upolu is not a regular passenger steamer, and she is just as liable to sail ahead of time as on time.
In the morning after Joan's departure, he had seen Tudor's expedition off on its way up the Balesuna; in the late afternoon, through his telescope, he had seen the smoke of the Upolu that was bearing Joan away to Sydney; and in the evening he sat down to dinner in solitary state, devoting more of his time to looking at her empty chair than to his food.
A week after the Upolu's departure, the Malakula dropped anchor and her skipper came ashore for a game of billiards and to gossip until the land breeze sprang up.
"The Upolu sailed all right." Captain Auckland sipped his whisky with provoking slowness.
You have many schooners, and traders in far islands, and I have heard of a great contract you have signed to recruit labour for the German plantations of Upolu. They say, next to Sweitzer, you are the richest trader here.
He led me into the Savaii plantation and the cocoa venture on Upolu.
Viruses that have been placed in the genus Thogotovirus include BRBV (1), Thogoto virus (10,11), Araguari virus (10,12), Dhori virus (10,11), Jos virus (10,13), and Upolu virus (13,14).