Definition of Raro in English:



mass nounNZ
  • Rarotonga, the most populous of the Cook Islands.

    ‘the romantic island idyll is what most visitors to Raro are after’
    • ‘He was also headed to Raro.’
    • ‘He arrived on Raro to help build the airport in 1973 and just couldn't bring himself to leave.’
    • ‘For the past two week we've been giving away trips to Raro.’
    • ‘When we went to Raro we got airfares that were cheap.’
    • ‘Another pudding-like dish made on Raro is kuru papa.’
    • ‘Sounds like you better sail back to Raro and get her to the hospital.’
    • ‘They had choppers and tracking experts on Raro.’
    • ‘A voluntary squad of youth police were keen to keep Raro clean.’
    • ‘Grab a flight back to Raro fast if anything serious goes wrong.’
    • ‘These Raro dogs must be the envy of the canine world.’


Early 20th century: abbreviation of Rarotonga.