Definition of Melanesia in English:


Line breaks: Mela|nesia
Pronunciation: /ˌmɛləˈniːzɪə
, -ˈniːʒə/
A region of the western Pacific to the south of Micronesia and west of Polynesia. It contains the Bismarck Archipelago, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, and the intervening islands.


from Greek melas 'black' + nēsos 'island'.

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