Hawaii

geographical name
Ha·waii | \hə-ˈwä-yē, -ˈwī-ē, -ˈwä-ˌē also -ˈvä- or -ˈwȯ-;sometimes -yə\
variants: or Hawai'i

Definition of Hawaii 

1 or Hawaiian Islands \hə-ˈwä-yən, -ˈwī-ən, -ˈwȯ-yən \ or formerly Sandwich Islands \ˈsand-ˌwich \ group of islands in the central Pacific belonging to the U.S.

2 island in the southeastern part of the state of Hawaii; largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago; chief city Hilo area 4021 square miles (10,455 square kilometers), population 185,079

3 southernmost and newest state of the U.S. comprising the Hawaiian Islands except the Midway Islands; annexed 1898, a territory 1900–59; capital Honolulu area 6471 square miles (16,760 square kilometers), population 1,360,301

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