Definition of New Guinea
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 the NE portion of the island of New Guinea; formerly a territory; now part of Papua New Guinea — see north-east new guinea
New Guineanplay \ˈgi-nē-ən\ adjective or noun
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