Oceania

geographical name Oce·a·nia \ ˌō-shē-ˈa-nē-ə , -ˈā- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Oceania

the lands of the central and southern Pacific Ocean including Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia (including New Zealand)
Note: Some people also consider Australia and the Malay Archipelago to be part of Oceania.

Oceanian

play \-nē-ən\ adjective or noun


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