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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Tonga or its people, language, or culture.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Tonga.
  • n. The Polynesian language of Tonga.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The Tongan language.
  • n. A person from Tonga or of Tongan descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Tonga, the Tongan people or the Tongan language.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to the Tonga Islands. See II.
  • n. An inhabitant of the Tonga or Friendly Islands, a group of islands (so called from Tonga or Tonga-tabu, one oil the chief islands) and kingdom in the South Pacific, east-southeast of the Fiji Islands.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the island monarchy of Tonga or its people
  • n. a Polynesian native or inhabitant of Tonga
  • n. the Polynesian language spoken by the Tongan people

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