Definition of tonga
: a light 2-wheeled vehicle for two or four persons drawn by one horse and common in India
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Urvi Patel will have left for Tonga to work as an English language facilitator before Congress approves the final budget this year.
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Origin and Etymology of tonga
Hindi & Urdu tāṅgā
First Known Use: 1874See Words from the same year
Definition of Tonga
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
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Definition of Tonga for English Language Learners
: island kingdom in the Pacific Ocean
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Definition of Tonga for Students
islands SW Pacific E of Fiji; a kingdom; capital, Nukualofa
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