Papua New Guinea

geographical name

Definition of Papua New Guinea

  1. country comprising the eastern part of the island of New Guinea, Bougainville Island, and the Bismarck Archipelago; before 1975 a U.N. trust territory administered by Australia; capital Port Moresby area 178,260 square miles (461,693 square kilometers), population 7,275,000

Papua New Guinean

adjective or noun

PAPUA NEW GUINEA Defined for English Language Learners

Papua New Guinea

geographical name

Definition of Papua New Guinea for English Language Learners

  • : island country in the Pacific Ocean


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