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Fiji is made up of hundreds of small islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The two largest islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are adjacent to each other and have a more diverse population than the other islands. On Viti Levu the early settlers on the western end of the island tended to come from the Melanesian islands to the west, a…

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Paul Younger, “Fiji”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 13 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2012

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