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Papua New Guinea

geographical name

Simple Definition of Papua New Guinea

  • : island country in the Pacific Ocean

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Papua New Guinea

  1. country comprising the E part of the island of New Guinea, Bougainville Island, & the Bismarck Archipelago; before 1975 a U.N. trust territory administered by Australia ∗ Port Moresby area 178,260 square miles (461,693 square kilometers), pop 5,190,736

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