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There are a few places around the country, north shore of Oahu would be one that I would point to, where people really look out for each other; it's a real local sort of a place and once you're in that sort of ohana, or that family, everybody kind of looks out for each other.
Michael Raymond-James

Meaning of "Oahu" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OAHU

Oahu  [əʊˈɑːhuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OAHU

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Oahu is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OAHU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oahu

Oʻahu or Oahu /oʊˈɑːhuː/, known as "The Gathering Place", is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands; however, it is the most populous of the islands in the U.S. state of Hawaii, and is the home of Honolulu International Airport. The state capital, Honolulu, is on Oʻahu's southeast coast. Including small close-in offshore islands such as Ford Island and the islands in Kaneohe Bay and off the eastern coast, it has a total land area of 596.7 square miles, making it the 20th largest island in the United States. In the greatest dimension, this volcanic island is 44 miles long and 30 miles across. The length of the shoreline is 227 miles. The island is the result of two separate shield volcanoes: Waiʻanae and Koʻolau, with a broad "valley" or saddle between them. The highest point is Mt. Ka'ala in the Waiʻanae Range, rising to 4,003 feet above sea level....

Definition of Oahu in the English dictionary

The definition of Oahu in the dictionary is an island in central Hawaii: the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Chief town: Honolulu. Pop: 876 151. Area: 1574 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OAHU


bahu
bɑːˈhuː
ballyhoo
ˌbælɪˈhuː
boohoo
ˌbuːˈhuː
forhoo
fəˈhuː
hoo
huː
huhu
ˈhuːhuː
Netanyahu
nɛtənˈjɑːhuː
orihou
ˈoːriːˌhuː
Penghu
ˈpɛŋˈhuː
wahoo
wɑːˈhuː
who
huː
woohoo
wʊˈhuː
Wuhu
ˈwuːˈhuː
yahoo
jəˈhuː
yoo-hoo
ˈjuːˌhuː
you-know-who
ˈjuːˌnəʊˌhuː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OAHU

Oak-apple Day
oak-leaf cluster
oak-panelled
oaked
oaken
oakenshaw
Oakham

WORDS THAT END LIKE OAHU

bhikhu
buchu
catechu
Dien Bien Phu
fichu
Honshu
hu
Jehu
Kitakyushu
Kyushu
Machu Picchu
Manchu
Mogadishu
saddhu
sadhu
Sesshu
skean dhu
skean-dhu
Thimphu
wushu

Synonyms and antonyms of Oahu in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Oahu» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OAHU

Find out the translation of Oahu to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Oahu from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Oahu» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

欧胡岛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Oahu
570 millions of speakers

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Oahu
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Oahu
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

أواهو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Остров Оаху
278 millions of speakers

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Oahu
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oafishness
260 millions of speakers

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Oahu
220 millions of speakers

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Oafishness
190 millions of speakers

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Oahu
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オアフ島
130 millions of speakers

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오아후
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oafishness
85 millions of speakers
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Oahu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oafishness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अहंकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oafishness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Oahu
65 millions of speakers

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Oahu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

острів Оаху
40 millions of speakers

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Oahu
30 millions of speakers
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Oahu
15 millions of speakers
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Oahu
14 millions of speakers
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Oahu
10 millions of speakers
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Oahu
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Oahu

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OAHU»

The term «Oahu» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.753 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OAHU» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Oahu

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QUOTES WITH «OAHU»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Oahu.
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Michael Raymond-James
There are a few places around the country, north shore of Oahu would be one that I would point to, where people really look out for each other; it's a real local sort of a place and once you're in that sort of ohana, or that family, everybody kind of looks out for each other.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OAHU»

Discover the use of Oahu in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Oahu and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Defenses of Pearl Harbor and Oahu 1907-50
This book documents the development of the coastal, air and land defense systems that served to protect Pearl Harbor and Honolulu from 1907 to 1950, and seeks to understand why these failed at a critical point.
Glen Williford, Terrance McGovern, 2013
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Oahu Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu, Waikiki & Beyond
This is the best investment you can make for your O'ahu vacation. Whether you are a first time visitor or a long time kama'aina, you will find out more about O'ahu from this book than from any other source.
‎2012
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Oahu
Suggests activities, accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping trips on the island of Oahu.
‎2003
4
Best Easy Day Hikes Hawaii: Oahu
Best Easy Day Hikes Hawaii; Oahu includes concise descriptions of the best easy day hikes on the island, with detailed maps of each route. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.
Suzanne Swedo, 2010
5
The Japanese Conspiracy: The Oahu Sugar Strike of 1920
The event shook the traditional power structure in Hawaii and, as Masayo Duus demonstrates in this book, had consequences reaching all the way up to the eve of World War II. By the end of World War I, the Hawaiian Islands had become what a ...
Masayo Umezawa Duus, 1999
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Hidden Oahu: Including Waikiki, Honolulu, and Pearl Harbor
This edition of Hidden Oahu features the following. • Over 55 hidden locales including secret beaches, seaside inns and hole-in-the-wall dining spots; • Descriptions of over 40 beaches with information on surfing, swimming, snorkeling ...
Ray Riegert, 2006
7
Oahu Trails: Walks Strolls and Treks on the Capital Island
This complete updated and revised guide to 45 great hikes on Oahu includes 2 new trips the inland rainforest of Kailua and Waimanalo.
Kathy Morey, 2013
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Oahu Restaurants and Dining with Honolulu and Waikiki
A comprehensive guide to the "special" restaurants and dining spots on the island of Oahu covering all tastes and styles with priced menu samples included for budgeting.
Robert Carpenter, Cindy Carpenter, 2008
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Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki and Oahu
Frommer's®. Honolulu,. Waikiki. &. Oahu,. 12th. Edition. Table of Contents The Best of Oahu The best Oahu Experiences The best Beaches The best Snorkeling & Diving Sites The best Golf Courses The best Walks The best Views The best ...
Jeanette Foster, 2012
10
The Hawaiian Steel Guitar and Its Great Hawaiian Musicians
The. Oahu. Publishing. Co. Undoubtedly the most successful of the guitar schools was the Oahu Publishing Co. of Cleveland Ohio. Perhaps 200,000 students graduated from its guitar courses. Many stayed on with the school to ...
Lorene Ruymar, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OAHU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Oahu is used in the context of the following news items.
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Oahu inmate Justin Kondo charged for violating work furlough
Attorney General Doug Chin filed felony escape charges against an Oahu inmate for violating his work furlough. OCCC escapee Justin Kondo ... «KHON2, Jul 15»
2
The Oahu Championships hosted by the North Shore Lifeguard …
An Oahu summer program that teaches young people life-saving skills in the ocean concludes this weekend with a championship competition. «KHON2, Jul 15»
3
Hawaii's ​Oahu's AccesSurf ocean program gets international …
More than 100 people participate in AccesSurf programs each month, up from average participation rates of 30 per month five years ago. «Pacific Business News, Jul 15»
4
Video | Andrea Moller Talks Molokai 2 Oahu 2015
Champion racer and big wave surfer Andrea Moller shares her thoughts on the upcoming race across the Channel of Bones, the M2O from ... «SUP Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works expanding to West Oahu
DeBartolo Development's 1.4 million-square-foot Ka Makana Alii mixed-use center in West Oahu may be getting the area's first Bath & Body ... «Pacific Business News, Jul 15»
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Group files motion to block Hoopili development in West Oahu
A group has filed a motion with the state Land Use Commission to block D.R. Horton's Hoopili development in West Oahu. Kioni Dudley ... «KHON2, Jul 15»
7
Oahu woman commits life to helping the homeless
Oahu woman commits life to helping the homeless. UPDATED 7:36 PM HST Jul 23, 2015. Next Video: Guy hits water slide backwards in Waco, Texas ... «KITV Honolulu, Jul 15»
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Developers nix outlet stores portion of Kapolei Commons in West …
The Honolulu developers of Kapolei Commons in West Oahu — The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group — have decided to forgo the ... «Pacific Business News, Jul 15»
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Mississippi Guardsmen bring medical skills to Oahu
The 186th Medical Group, Air National Guard, says goodbye to Oahu after lending their specialized services to TAMC and Schofield Barracks, ... «Hawaii Army Weekly, Jul 15»
10
HECO reports multiple Oahu outages for 2nd day
HONOLULU —Hawaiian Electric was reporting multiple power outages on Oahu for a second straight day on Thursday, according to the ... «KITV Honolulu, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oahu [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oahu>. May 2021 ».
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