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New Guinea

geographical name

Simple Definition of New Guinea

  • : island divided between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of New Guinea

  1. 1 or Papua island in Malay Archipelago N of E Australia divided between Indonesia on W & Papua New Guinea on E area over 305,000 square miles (789,950 square kilometers)

  2. 2 the NE portion of the island of New Guinea; formerly a territory; now part of Papua New Guinea — see north-east new guinea

New Guinean

play \ˈgi-nē-ən\ adjective or noun

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a very small amount

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