Associations to the word «Tonga»


TONGA, proper noun. A country in Oceania. Official name: Kingdom of Tonga.
TONGA, noun. (India) A light, two-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage used for transportation in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
TONGA, noun. (medicine) A drug useful in neuralgia, derived from a Fijian plant supposed to be of the aroid genus Epipremnum.

Dictionary definition

TONGA, noun. A monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1970.
TONGA, noun. The language of the Tongan people of south central Africa (Zambia and Rhodesia).

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