New Zealand

geographical name
New Zea·​land | \ ˈzē-lənd How to pronounce New Zealand (audio) \

Definition of New Zealand

country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean east-southeast of Australia comprising chiefly the North Island and the South Island; capital Wellington area 103,799 square miles (268,838 square kilometers), population 4,546,000

Note: New Zealand is a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Other Words from New Zealand

New Zealander \ ˈzē-​lən-​dər How to pronounce New Zealand (audio) \ noun

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“New Zealand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/New%20Zealand. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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