country occupying a group of islands (Fiji Islands) in the SW Pacific, north of New Zealand: 7,054 sq mi (18,270 sq km); cap. Suva
An island country of the southwest Pacific Ocean comprising about 320 islands. Populated by Melanesian and later Polynesian groups, the islands were annexed by Great Britain in 1874 and became independent in 1970. Suva, on the island of Viti Levu, is the capital.
Fijian Viti Levu ("Great Viti")