Niue

Niue

[nee-oo-ey]
noun
an island in the S Pacific between Tonga and Cook Islands: possession of New Zealand. 5128; about 100 sq. mi. (260 sq. km).
Also called Savage Island.

Niuan [nee-oo-uhn] , adjective, noun
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Niue (ˈnjuːeɪ)
 
n
Also called: Savage Island an island in the S Pacific, between Tonga and the Cook Islands: annexed by New Zealand (1901); achieved full internal self-government in 1974. Chief town and port: Alofi. Pop: 2000 (2003 est). Area: 260 sq km (100 sq miles)

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niue

internally self-governing island state in free association with New Zealand. It is the westernmost of the Cook Islands but is administratively separate from them. Niue lies 1,340 miles (2,156 km) northeast of Auckland and 240 miles (385 km) east of Vava'u, Tonga, in the south-central Pacific. The capital is Alofi. Area 100 square miles (260 square km). Pop. (1994 est.) 2,200

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