- an island in the S Pacific between Tonga and Cook Islands: possession of New Zealand. 5128; about 100 sq. mi. (260 sq. km).
- an island in the S Pacific, between Tonga and the Cook Islands: annexed by New Zealand (1901); achieved full internal self-government in 1974. Chief town and port: Alofi. Pop: 1269 (2012 est). Area: 260 sq km (100 sq miles)Also called: Savage Island