Definition of Australasia in English:


Syllabification: Aus·tral·a·sia
Pronunciation: /ˌôstrəˈlāZHə
The region that consists of Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, and the neighboring islands of the Pacific Ocean.



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  • We work in the Australasian market and we have to pay remuneration that reflects the competitiveness today of that marketplace.
  • The Secretary of Justice will attend the Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference in Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Secondly, the Victoria Debating Society will be hosting the 2006 Australasian Intervarsity Debating Tournament.

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