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Fiji

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Fiji fē´jē [key] or Viti vē´tē [key], officially Republic of Fiji, republic made up of a Melanesian island group (2005 est. pop. 893,000), c.7,000 sq mi (18,130 sq km), South Pacific. Suva is the capital.

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