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Fiji Islands

plural noun
1.
a group of islands in the S Pacific constituting most of the country of Fiji.
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  • On the Fiji Islands a wife was strangled on her husband's grave and buried with him.

    Folkways William Graham Sumner
  • The inhabitants of the Fiji Islands look upon it as the only proper method to dispose of a captured foe.

  • Suva, being the capital of the Fiji Islands, is quite an imposing little place.

    Stevenson's Shrine Laura Stubbs
  • The Fiji Islands were long known as the home of cannibals, and their turning toward civilization makes an interesting study.

    The Complete Club Book for Women Caroline French Benton
  • More than likely I should have to pay his passage back by steamboat to the Fiji Islands.

    The Flying Bo'sun Arthur Mason
  • What they will see will be as different as Rome was from heaven or hell, or the last from the Fiji Islands.

    Excursions and Poems Henry David Thoreau
  • At the same time, Gressier, the hydrographer, collected all the materials requisite for preparing a chart of the Fiji Islands.

  • As I have already said, there still exists on the Fiji Islands a natural economy and a trade by barter.

    What Shall We Do? Leo Tolstoy
  • Through wandering underground mazes, from some cave mouth in the Fiji Islands to the north?

  • Since the annexation of the Fiji Islands, such a scene as this has, of course, become impossible.

    Curiosities of Superstition W. H. Davenport Adams

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