American Samoa

geographical name
variants: or

Eastern Samoa

Definition of American Samoa

  1. island group of eastern Samoa in the southwest central Pacific; capital Pago Pago (on Tutuila Island) area 76 square miles (198 square kilometers), population 57,291


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American Samoa

geographical name

Definition of American Samoa for English Language Learners

  • : islands of the U.S., in the Pacific Ocean


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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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