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 and Etymology of tonga

Hindi & Urdu tāṅgā


First Known Use: 1874


Tonga

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

Definition of Tonga

  1. islands in the southwestern Pacific east of Fiji The Tonga Islands comprise a kingdom in the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Nuku'alofa area 270 square miles (702 square kilometers), population 103,300


TONGA Defined for English Language Learners


Tonga

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

Definition of Tonga for English Language Learners

  • : island kingdom in the Pacific Ocean


TONGA Defined for Kids

Tonga

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geographical name Ton·ga \ˈtäŋ-(g)ə\

Definition of Tonga for Students

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


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