Oceania

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geographical name Oce·a·nia \ˌō-shē-ˈa-nē-ə, -ˈā-\

Definition of Oceania

  1. the lands of the cen & S Pacific including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia (including New Zealand), often Australia, & sometimes the Malay Archipelago

Oceanian

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OCEANIA Defined for English Language Learners

Oceania

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geographical name Oce·a·nia \ˌō-shē-ˈa-nē-ə, -ˈā-\

Definition of Oceania for English Language Learners

  • : lands of the central and southern Pacific Ocean


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