Definition of Atuas
1. atua [n] - See also: atua
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atuas
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Literary usage of Atuas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A visit to the South seas, in the United States ship Vincennes, during by Charles Samuel Stewart (1832)
"I- GIOUS DISTINCTIONS. Title and Power of the Chiefs.—Form of Government.—Title and Power of the Warriors.—Religious Distinctions.—The atuas and ..."
2. A Visit to the South Seas in the United States' Ship Vincennes, During the by Charles Samuel Stewart (1832)
"Title and Power of the Chiefs.—Form of Government.—Title and Power of the Warriors.—Religious Distinctions.—The atuas and ..."
3. The Nineteenth Century (1886)
"Now under this head of' atuas or supernatural intelligent beings' the Tongans ... From this it appears that the ' atuas' of the Polynesian are exactly ..."
4. A Visit to the South Seas: In the U. States Ship Vincennes, During the Years by Charles Samuel Stewart (1833)
"At the Washington Islands, as at other groups, the atuas, or false gods of the inhabitants are numerous, and vary in their character and powers. ..."
5. Science and Hebrew Tradition by Thomas Henry Huxley (1897)
"From this it appears that the " atuas" of the Polynesian are exactly ... The Tongans had no doubt that these atuas daily and hourly influenced their ..."
6. The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World: Being a by John George Wood (1883)
"The following incident will show how deeply the belief in witchcraft and the supposed" influence of the atuas obtains among those who are still heathens. ..."