Austronesia









Austronesia


Austronesia [aw-stroh-nee-zhuh, -shuh] Word Origin noun

  1. the islands of the central and S Pacific.

Origin of Austronesia austro- + Greek nês(os) island + -ia -ia Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for austronesia Austronesia noun

  1. the islands of the central and S Pacific, including Indonesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia

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