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Melanesia

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geographical name Mel·a·ne·sia \ˌme-lə-ˈnē-zhə, -shə\

Definition of Melanesia

  1. the islands in the Pacific NE of Australia & S of Micronesia including Bismarck Archipelago, the Solomons, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, & the Fijis




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