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English noun: Tuvalu

1. Tuvalu (location) a small island republic on the Tuvalu islands; formerly part of the British colony of Gilbert and Ellice Islands until it withdrew in 1975 and became independent of the United Kingdom in 1978


Instance hypernymcountry, land, state


Part holonymFunafuti


Part meronymEllice Islands, Tuvalu

2. Tuvalu (location) a group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii


SynonymsEllice Islands


Instance hypernymarchipelago


Part holonymTuvalu


Part meronymFederated States of Micronesia, Micronesia, TT









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