Micronesia, Federated States of

geographical name

Definition of Micronesia, Federated States of

  1. federation of islands of the western Pacific in the Carolines comprising Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Yap; part of the former Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; internally self-governing since 1986 with the capital on Pohnpei population 102,843

  1. —see also micronesian

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