[tong-guh] /ˈtɒŋ gə/
a Polynesian kingdom consisting of three groups of islands in the S Pacific, NE of New Zealand: a former British protectorate. About 270 sq. mi. (700 sq. km).
another name for Tonga2
a light two-wheeled vehicle used in rural areas of India
(pl) -gas, -ga. a member of a Negroid people of S central Africa, living chiefly in Zambia and Zimbabwe
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
a kingdom occupying an archipelago of more than 150 volcanic and coral islands in the SW Pacific, east of Fiji: inhabited by Polynesians; became a British protectorate in 1900 and gained independence in 1970; a member of the Commonwealth. Official languages: Tongan and English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: pa’anga. Capital: Nuku’alofa. Pop: 106 322 (2013 est). Area: 750 sq km (290 sq miles) Also called Friendly Islands
- Friendly society
noun 1. (Brit) an association of people who pay regular dues or other sums in return for old-age pensions, sickness benefits, etc US term benefit society
noun, Law. 1. . An individual or group interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but not an actual party to the suit. The statement presented to the court is an amicus curiae brief; amicus curiae is Latin for “friend of the court.”
- Friend of dorothy
/ˈdɒrəθɪ/ noun 1. (informal) a male homosexual
[frend-ship] /ˈfrɛnd ʃɪp/ noun 1. the state of being a ; association as friends: to value a person’s friendship. 2. a friendly relation or intimacy. 3. friendly feeling or disposition. n. Old English freondscipe; see friend (n.) + -ship.