Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu

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Etymology[edit]

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From the Maori phrase taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-Tamatea-turi-pukaka-piki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-ki-tana-tahu ("The hill where the great traveller (Chief) Tamatea with the bony knees, who slid and climbed mountains, played his flute to his beloved.")

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Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu

  1. The name of a hill in New Zealand.

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