2A country in the western Pacific Ocean, north of the equator, composed of hundreds of islands in the Caroline Islands group; population 107,400 (est. 2009); capital, Palikir; languages, English (official) and Austronesian languages. Full name Federated States of Micronesia.
from Greek mikros 'small' + nēsos 'island'.
Definition of Micronesia in:
- The British & World English dictionary