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Marae Fare Roi, a stone courtyard with platform and standing stones, built by a Polynesian civilisation and used as a ceremonial and religious site, on the banks of Lake Fauna Nui or Maeva Lake, at the archaeological site at Maeva village, on Huahine-Nui on the island of Huahine, in the Leeward Islands, part of the Society Islands, in French Polynesia. This marae is a Tupuna marae or family shrine of the chiefdom or mata'eina'a, and is thought to have housed a representation of a god. The...
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