Oceania[ō′s̸hē an′ē ə]
Oceania definition by Webster's New World
islands in the Pacific, including Melanesia, Micronesia, & Polynesia (incl. New Zealand) &, sometimes, Australia & the Malay Archipelago
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- Oceanian adjective, noun
Oceania definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The islands of the southern, western, and central Pacific Ocean, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The term is sometimes extended to encompass Australia, New Zealand, and the Malay Archipelago.
- Oˌce·anˈi·an adjective & n.