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Rarotonga

[rar-uh-tong-guh] /ˌrær əˈtɒŋ gə/
noun
1.
one of the Cook Islands, in the S Pacific, 26 sq. mi. (67 sq. km).
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Rarotongan, adjective, noun
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Rarotonga

/ˌrɛərəˈtɒŋɡə/
noun
1.
an island in the S Pacific, in the SW Cook Islands: the chief island of the group. Chief settlement: Avarua. Pop: 12 188 (2001). Area: 67 sq km (26 sq miles)
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largest island in the southern group of the Cook Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean, about 2,100 miles (3,400 km) northeast of New Zealand. Volcanic in origin, it has a rugged interior rising to 2,139 feet (652 metres) at Te Manga. Surrounding its mountainous core is a plain, an ancient raised fringing coral reef covered with sediment. The island itself is fringed by a coral reef.

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