Vanua Levu


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Va·nu·a Le·vu

 (və-no͞o′ə lĕv′o͞o)
A volcanic island of Fiji in the southern Pacific Ocean northeast of Viti Levu. Sugarcane is important to the island's economy.

Vanua Levu

(vɑːˈnuːə ˈlɛvuː)
n
(Placename) the second largest island of Fiji: mountainous. Area: 5535 sq km (2137 sq miles)

Va•nu•a Le•vu

(vəˈnu ə ˈlɛv u)
n.
an island in the S Pacific, one of the Fiji Islands. 2145 sq. mi. (5556 sq. km).
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Noun1.Vanua Levu - a volcanic island in the Fijis
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
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The exercise was conducted in the towns of Labasa and Savusavu on the island of Vanua Levu, known to Fijians as the Friendly North.
The group deployed observers throughout the main island of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, the second island, as well as Ovalau and Taveuni.
Sau Bay Resort, on Vanua Levu, the second largest island, was the first stop on my most recent trip to Fiji.
Fiji is an archipelago of >300 islands in the Pacific Ocean; most of its population is on the 2 islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. During 1991-2000, <5 typhoid cases/100,000 persons were reported per year, mostly in Vanua Levu (14,15).
* Taveuni, Vanua Levu and the Ringgolds to the north.
Perched below steep hills, on the south-east coast of Fiji's second largest island of Vanua Levu, Vunisavisavi is relatively unassuming.
Namale Resort and Spa is a boutique, all inclusive luxury resort located on the island of Vanua Levu, in Savusavu, Fiji.
The research is based on Fiji's second-largest island, Vanua Levu, because of its relatively large rural population and limited economic development, which are both targeted through financial inclusion strategies.
* Team Alpha--orthopaedic surgical team--based in the capital city Suva with a side trip to Labasa Hospital on the Island of Vanua Levu.
The largest planned expansion occurred on the island of Vanua Levu where the area under cane went from 11 000 ha in 1975 to 20 000 ha in 1984.
They visited the island of Vanua Levu, where the cyclone hit, and said they were amazed by the people's generosity and welcome.
The storm was tracked moving through the narrow waterway ocean in between the country's main islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.