American Samoa

n. (Territory of American Samoa) group of islands in the southern Pacific Ocean which are a territory of the United States of America

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • American Samoa — Samoa américaines American Samoa Amerika Samoa Samoa américaines …   Wikipédia en Français

  • American Samoa — a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, which are a ↑territory of the US. Population: 54,000 (1995). Capital: Pago Pago …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • American Samoa — island group consisting of seven islands in the South Pacific, north of Tonga: an unincorporated territory of the U.S.: 77 sq mi (199 sq km); pop. 57,000; cap. Pago Pago on Tutuila Island: abbrev. AS …   English World dictionary

  • American Samoa — Infobox Country native name = Amerika Sāmoa / Sāmoa Amelika conventional long name = American Samoa common name = American Samoa |125px |80px national motto = Samoa, Muamua Le Atua spaces|2(Samoan) Samoa, Let God Be First national anthem = The… …   Wikipedia

  • American Samoa — the part of Samoa belonging to the U.S., comprising mainly Tutuila and the Manua Islands. 61,819; 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km). Cap.: Pago Pago. Abbr.: AS (for use with zip code). Cf. Samoa, Western Samoa. * * * American Samoa Introduction American… …   Universalium

  • American Samoa — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::American Samoa <p></p> Background: <p></p> Settled as early as 1000 B.C., Samoa was not reached by European explorers until the 18th century. International rivalries… …   The World Factbook

  • American Samoa — noun /əˈmɛɹ.ɪ.kən səˈməʊ.ə,əˈmɛɹ.ɪ.kən səˈmoʊ.ə/ A US overseas territory in Oceania. Official name: Territory of American Samoa …   Wiktionary

  • American Samoa — noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa • Syn: ↑Eastern Samoa, ↑AS • Instance Hypernyms: ↑district, ↑territory, ↑territorial dominion, ↑dominion • Part Holon …   Useful english dictionary

  • American Samoa — or Eastern Samoa geographical name island group of E Samoa SW central Pacific capital Pago Pago (on Tutuila Island) area 76 square miles (198 square kilometers), population 57,291 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • American Samoa — See Samoa …   Webster's Gazetteer

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