French Polynesia

geographical name

variants or formerly French Oceania
islands in the South Pacific belonging to France and including the Society, Marquesas, Tuamotu, Gambier, and Austral groups; capital Papeete (on Tahiti) population 268,000

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“French Polynesia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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