Meaning of Tuvalu

Tu•va•lu

Pronunciation: (t'vu-l", t-vä'l), [key]
— n.
  1. a parliamentary state consisting of a group of islands in the central Pacific, S of the equator: a former British colony; gained independence 1978. 7000; 10 sq. mi. (26 sq. km). Cap.: Funafuti. Formerly,
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