Oceania


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O·ce·an·i·a

(ō′shē-ăn′ē-ə, -ā′nē-ə, -ä′nē-ə)
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

(ˌəʊʃɪˈɑːnɪə)
n
(Placename) the islands of the central and S Pacific, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia: sometimes also including Australasia and the Malay Archipelago

O•ce•an•i•a

(ˌoʊ ʃiˈæn i ə, -ˈɑ ni ə)

also O•ce•an•i•ca

(-ˈæn ɪ kə)

n.
the islands of the central and S Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and usu. Australasia.
O`ce•an′i•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oceania - a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)Oceania - a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
Melanesia - the islands in the southwestern part of Oceania
Micronesia - the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
Polynesia - the islands in the eastern part of Oceania
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
Translations
Океания
Oceánie
Oceanien
Oceanio
Okeaania
Oseania
Oceanija
Óceánia
オセアニア大洋州
오세아니아
Oceanien
หมู่เกาะทางแปซิฟิก
Đại Tây Dương

Oceania

[ˌəʊʃɪˈeɪnɪə] NOceanía f

Oceania

[ˌəʊʃiˈɑːniə] nOcéanie focean liner npaquebot m

Oceania

nOzeanien nt

Oceania

[ˌəʊʃɪˈɑːnɪə] nl'Oceania

Oceania

أُوسِيَانِيَا Oceánie Oceanien Ozeanien Ωκεανία Oceanía Oseania Océanie Oceanija Oceania オセアニア 오세아니아 Oceanië Oseania Oceania Oceania, Oceânia Океания Oceanien หมู่เกาะทางแปซิฟิก Okyanusya Đại Tây Dương 大洋洲
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Unfortunate man of science, after having braved the icebergs of the South Pole, the coral reefs of Oceania, the cannibals of the Pacific, to perish miserably in a railway train!
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'Leveraging on URC and Intersnack's know-how from their respective markets will yield best practices in manufacturing, supply chain and sustainability practices, setting the groundwork for an even larger and more efficient Oceania operations.
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the firm said its wholly-owned BVI subsidiary URC Oceania Company Limited has entered into a strategic partnership with Europe-based Intersnack Group to boost its operations in the Oceania snack food market.
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I look forward to drawing upon my knowledge and experience to help increase the success and growth of Ross Video Oceania."
He appreciated the positive contribution of the One Belt, One Road promotion mechanism in Oceania to promote the building of the One Belt, One Road between China and New Zealand.
'Australia is very grateful for this opportunity which was confirmed this weekend and there will be enormous interest from our Oceania neighbors,' Coates said.
Nissan Motor Company (NASDAQ: NSANY), a Japan-based automaker, has named Simon Woollard as its new regional vice president, HR for Nissan Asia & Oceania.
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