Papua

geographical name
Pa·​pua | \ ˈpa-pyu̇-wə How to pronounce Papua (audio) , ˈpä-pu̇-wə\

Definition of Papua

1 — see new guinea sense 1
2 the southeastern portion of the island of New Guinea that was formerly a territory and is now part of Papua New Guinea

see also papuan

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