Western Samoa


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Western Samoa

See Samoa.
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Western Samoa

n
(Placename) See Samoa1
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West′ern Samo′a


n.
the former name of the country of Samoa.
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Noun1.Western Samoa - a constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South PacificWestern Samoa - a constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific
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
Apia, capital of Western Samoa - the capital of Western Samoa
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Western Samoa

nWestsamoa nt
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