from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island group of French Polynesia in the southern Pacific Ocean east of Tahiti. Discovered by the Spanish in 1606, the islands were annexed by France in 1881.
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- n. a group of about 80 coral islands in French Polynesia
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Your excellent, detailed view of Mataiva Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago, South
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Bow of a boat, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia