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Polynesia Syllabification: Pol·y·ne·sia
Pronunciation: /ˌpäləˈnēZHə/

Definition of Polynesia in English:

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'.

Words that rhyme with Polynesia

Melanesia, Micronesia
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