Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the islands of Samoa.
  • adjective Of or relating to the country of Samoa or the territory of American Samoa.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of the islands or country of Samoa.
  • noun The Polynesian language of the Samoans.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Samoa (also called the Samoan or Navigators' Islands), an island kingdom of the Pacific, lying about latitude 14° south, longitude 169° to 173° west. It is under the supervision of the United States, Great Britain. and Germany.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Samoa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Samoan Islands (formerly called Navigators' Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean, or their inhabitants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Samoa or of Samoan descent.
  • proper noun The Samoan language.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Samoa, the Samoan people or the Samoan language.

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

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Samoan Islands
  • adjective of or relating to Samoa or its people or language or culture

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  • In the beating in an upper-level bathroom, police were looking for a man described as a Samoan or Pacific Islander in his late 20s, with a goatee and a ponytail, who stands more than 6 feet tall and weighs more than 220 pounds.

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