Oceania

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

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.

Other Words from Oceania

Oceanian \ ˌō-​shē-​ˈa-​nē-​ən , -​ˈā-​ \ adjective or noun

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