Islands in the Pacific, including Melanesia, Micronesia, & Polynesia (incl. New Zealand) &, often, Australia & the Malay Archipelago: now often considered to be a continent when Australia is included as one of its constituent islands.
Webster's New World
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.
Oceania Sentence Examples
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia on topics related to Oceania.
After Europe the largest shares of exports are taken by North America, Asia and Oceania, South America and Africa in order.
Based in Miami, Oceania Cruises is a relative newcomer to the travel industry.
In Oceania The members of these committees are un- New Caledonia and [N;S]paid, and have no concern with ways and Establishments in 00 means which are in the hands of a paid treasurer (receveur).
The name Polynesia was formerly taken to do so, but belongs properly to one of the three main divisions, to which the name Eastern Polynesia was otherwise given; Oceania and Oceanica are variants of another term which has been used for the same purpose, though by no means generally.