Polynesia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pol"u-nē'zhu, -shu), [key]
— n.
  1. one of the three principal divisions of Oceania, comprising those island groups in the Pacific lying E of Melanesia and Micronesia and extending from the Hawaiian Islands S to New Zealand.
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