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Of or relating to Melanesia.
A Melanesian person.
of or pertaining to Melanesia
Origin: [Gr. me`las, me`lanos, black + island. Melanesia was so called from the dark complexion of the natives.]
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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