fono

noun
fo·​no | \ ˈfō(ˌ)nō \
plural -s

Definition of fono

: a Samoan council of faipules constituting the central political structure of a village, district, or island

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Samoan & Tongan

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“Fono.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fono. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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