American samoa



the part of Samoa belonging to the U.S., comprising mainly Tutuila and the Manua Islands. 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km).
Capital: Pago Pago.
Abbreviation: AS (for use with zip code).
Contemporary Examples

Besides Guam and the Northern Marianas, they are Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.
Guam and Saipan Make Tempting Targets for Delegate-Hungry GOP Candidates Ben Jacobs March 9, 2012

The Seward Johnson is a 204-foot research vessel that set out from American Samoa to Howland Island to look for the plane.
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She’s the first American Samoan in Congress, born in Leloaloa, American Samoa.
10 Religious Surprises in the US Congress Joshua DuBois March 8, 2014

noun
the part of Samoa administered by the US. Capital: Pago Pago. Pop: 54 719 (2013 est). Area: 197 sq km (76 sq miles)

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