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Austronesia

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geographical name Aus·tro·ne·sia \ˌȯs-trə-ˈnē-zhə, ˌäs-, -ˈnē-shə\

Simple Definition of Austronesia

  • : islands of the southern Pacific Ocean

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Austronesia

  1. 1 the islands of the S. Pacific

  2. 2 area extending from Madagascar through the Malay Peninsula & Archipelago to Hawaii & Easter Island


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