HyperDic: polynesia

English > 1 sense of the word Polynesia:
NOUNlocationPolynesiathe islands in the eastern part of Oceania
Polynesia > pronunciation
Soundspaa.lihniy'zhah
Rhymesambrosia ... Tunisia: 22 rhymes with zhah...
English > Polynesia: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe islands in the eastern part of Oceania.
Instance ofarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
MembersPolynesianA native or inhabitant of Polynesia
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)
PartsFrench Polynesia, French OceaniaA French overseas possession in the South Pacific
Hawaiian Islands, H.I., Sandwich IslandsA group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
Samoa, Samoan IslandsA group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia
Tonga, Kingdom of Tonga, Friendly IslandsA monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific
Region ofAustronesiaislands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)
kava, kavakavaAn alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
taboo, tabuA prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
SpanishPolinesia, Polynesia
CatalanPolinèsia
AdjectivesPolynesianof or relating to Polynesia or its people or culture

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