Tokorua

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For the New Zealand town, see Tokoroa.

Tokorua is an island of the Gambier Islands of French Polynesia.[1] The name means "companion, mate" (or two - as it does in Maori) in the local Mangareva language.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Science Vol.21: "This part of the reef is called Tokorua."
  2. ^ Edward Tregear, Royal Society of New Zealand (1899). A dictionary of Mangareva (or Gambier Islands). J. Mackay, Govt. Print. Off. p. 106.