Definition of Polynesia in English:


Syllabification: Pol·y·ne·sia
Pronunciation: /ˌpäləˈnēZHə
A region of the central Pacific Ocean that lies east of Micronesia and Melanesia and contains the easternmost of the three large groups of Pacific islands, including Hawaii, the Marquesas Islands, Samoa, the Cook Islands, and French Polynesia.


from poly- 'many' + Greek nēsos 'island'.

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Pronunciation: kənˈspikyo͞oəs
standing out so as to be clearly visible