Melanesia

geographical name
Mel·​a·​ne·​sia | \ ˌme-lə-ˈnē-zhə How to pronounce Melanesia (audio) , -shə\

Definition of Melanesia

the islands in the Pacific northeast of Australia and south of Micronesia including the Bismarck Archipelago, the Solomons, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, and the Fijis

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