French Polynesia

geographical name
variants: or formerly French Oceania

Definition of French Polynesia

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20Polynesia. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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