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


MELANESIA Defined for English Language Learners

Melanesia

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

Definition of Melanesia for English Language Learners

  • : islands of the Pacific Ocean

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