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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At each of the conferences, Nea worked diligently with the Oceania members who had been funded to attend.
Indonesia beat Pacific Oceania in their Pool D tie, while Malaysia defeated Pakistan in the Pool C.
The Memorandum was signed by the President of Turkmenistan, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov; President of the Olympic Council of Asia Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, and President of National Olympic Committees of the Oceania region Robin Mitchell.
This week's announcement that Oceania Cruises is adding to its fleet has sparked speculation over the future of smaller rival Azamara Club Cruises.