Definition of Oceania in English:

Oceania

Syllabification: O·ce·an·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˌōSHēˈanēə, -ˈänēə
 
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  • An area that encompasses the islands of the Pacific Ocean and adjacent seas.

Derivatives

Oceanian

adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • People in eastern Asian, Pacific and northern Oceanian areas and North America will be able to observe the eclipse.
  • Languages spoken by Kanaks, which are classified as Austronesian, belong to the linguistic family spoken by the Oceanians.
  • Yabunaka heads the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, while Cui heads the Chinese Foreign Ministry's Asian Affairs Department.

Origin

modern Latin, from French Océanie.

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