Definition of kia ora in English:

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kia ora

Pronunciation: /ˌkɪə ˈɔːrə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

exclamation

(In New Zealand) a greeting wishing good health.
Example sentences
  • So to the new board New Zealand First says kia ora, and expresses its good wishes for the future.

Origin

Maori.

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