Definition of Polynesia
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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Definition of Polynesia for English Language Learners
: islands of the central and southern Pacific Ocean
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