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tonga

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noun ton·ga \ˈtäŋ-gə\

Definition of tonga

  1. :  a light 2-wheeled vehicle for two or four persons drawn by one horse and common in India



Origin of tonga

Hindi & Urdu tāṅgā


First Known Use: 1874

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Tonga

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geographical name Ton·ga \ˈtäŋ-gə, ˈtäŋ-ə, ˈtȯŋ-ä\

Definition of Tonga

  1. islands SW Pacific E of Fiji; a kingdom in the Commonwealth of Nations ∗ Nuku'alofa area 270 square miles (702 square kilometers), pop 101,134



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Tonga

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geographical name Ton·ga \ˈtäŋ-(g)ə\

Definition of Tonga

  1. islands SW Pacific E of Fiji; a kingdom; capital, Nukualofa




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