HyperDic: micronesia

English > 2 senses of the word Micronesia:
NOUNlocationMicronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, TTa country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States
locationMicronesiathe islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
Micronesia > pronunciation
Soundsmay.krowniy'zhah
Rhymesambrosia ... Tunisia: 22 rhymes with zhah...
English > Micronesia: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986.
SynonymsFederated States of Micronesia, TT
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Part ofMicronesiaThe islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
PartsCaroline IslandsA long archipelago of more than 500 islands in Micronesia to the east of the Philippines
Gilbert and Ellice IslandsA former British possession in Micronesia
Kiribati, Republic of KiribatiAn island republic in the west central Pacific just to the south of the equator
KoloniaCapital of Micronesia
Mariana Islands, Marianas, Ladrone IslandsA chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan
Marshall IslandsA group of coral islands in eastern Micronesia
Nauru, Nauru Island, Pleasant IslandA small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii
Tuvalu, Ellice IslandsA group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii
SpanishEstados Federados de Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
CatalanMicronèsia
English > Micronesia: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe islands in the northwestern part of Oceania.
Instance ofarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
Part ofAustronesiaislands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)
Oceania, OceanicaA large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
PartsMicronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, TTA country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States
SpanishMicronesia

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