Definitions for melanesian

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mel•a•ne•siaˌmɛl əˈni ʒə, -ʃə(n.)

  1. one of the three principal divisions of Oceania, comprising the island groups in the S Pacific NE of Australia.

    Category: Geography (places)

Mel`a•ne′sian(adj.; n.)


  1. Melanesian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Melanesia.

  2. Melanesian(ProperNoun)

    A Melanesian person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melanesian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Melanesia


  1. Melanesian

    Denotes a person from any of the islands in the region extending from the west Pacific to the Arafura Sea, north and north-east of Australia. or of that ancestry.


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