the part of Samoa belonging to the U.S., comprising mainly Tutuila and the Manua Islands. 29,000; 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km). Cap.: Pago Pago. Abbr.: AS (for use with zip code). Cf. Samoa, Western Samoa.
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