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mauna loa

[mou-nuh loh-uh, maw-nuh] /ˈmaʊ nə ˈloʊ ə, ˈmɔ nə/
noun
1.
a vine, Canavalia microcarpa, of the legume family, naturalized in Hawaii, having pink or lavender flowers used to make leis.
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Mauna Loa

[mou-nuh loh-uh, maw-nuh] /ˈmaʊ nə ˈloʊ ə, ˈmɔ nə/
noun
1.
an active volcano on the island of Hawaii. 13,680 feet (4170 meters).
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Mauna Loa

/ˈmaʊnɑː ˈləʊɑː/
noun
1.
an active volcano in Hawaii, on S central Hawaii island. Height: 4171 m (13 684 ft)
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