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HAWAII

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Hawaii mean? 

HAWAII (noun)
  The noun HAWAII has 2 senses:

1. a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
2. the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks

  Familiarity information: HAWAII used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HAWAII (noun)


Sense 1Hawaii [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Aloha State; Hawai'i; Hawaii; HI

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "Hawaii"):

Hilo (a town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii)

Haleakala National Park (a national park in Hawaii including a dormant volcano)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (a national park in Hawaii featuring active volcanoes)

Domain member region:

macadamia nut; macadamia nut tree; Macadamia ternifolia (small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts)

malahini (a newcomer to Hawaii)

dolphin; dolphinfish; mahimahi (large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii))

dolphinfish; mahimahi (the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found it warm waters (especially Hawaii))

Hawaiian (the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii)

uke; ukulele (a small guitar having four strings)

lanai (a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room)

Holonyms ("Hawaii" is a part of...):

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)

Hawaiian Islands; Sandwich Islands (a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific)


Sense 2Hawaii [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Hawaii Island; Hawaii

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Hawaii"):

Hilo (a town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii)

Mauna Kea (an active volcano on north central Hawaii Island; highest peak in the Hawaiian Islands)

Mauna Loa (an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island)

Holonyms ("Hawaii" is a part of...):

Hawaiian Islands; Sandwich Islands (a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific)


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