Polynesia

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geographical name Poly·ne·sia \ˌpä-lə-ˈnē-zhə, -shə\

Definition of Polynesia

  1. the islands of the central and southern Pacific including Hawaii, the Line, Phoenix, Tonga, Cook, and Samoa islands, Tuvalu, Easter Island, and French Polynesia Some people also consider New Zealand to be part of Polynesia.


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Polynesia

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geographical name Poly·ne·sia \ˌpä-lə-ˈnē-zhə, -shə\

Definition of Polynesia for English Language Learners

  • : islands of the central and southern Pacific Ocean

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