Port-Vila[pôrtˌvēˈlə, pōrtˌ-, pôr-vē-läˈ] or Vi·la [vēˈlə, vē-läˈ]
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The capital of Vanuatu, on Efate Island in the southwest Pacific Ocean. It was a Japanese base during World War II. Population: 35,900.