What does Polynesian mean?

Definitions for Polynesian
ˌpɒl əˈni ʒən, -ʃənPoly·ne·sian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Polynesian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Polynesia

  2. Malayo-Polynesian, Polynesian(adj)

    the branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar to the central Pacific

  3. Polynesian(adj)

    of or relating to Polynesia or its people or culture


  1. Polynesian(Noun)

    A person from Polynesia.

  2. Polynesian(Noun)

    A language group spoken by these people.

  3. Polynesian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Polynesia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polynesian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Polynesia (the islands of the eastern and central Pacific), or to the Polynesians


  1. Polynesian

    Polynesian was an American Thoroughbred racehorse and sire.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Polynesian

    pol-i-nē′zi-an, adj. pertaining to Polynesia, the numerous groups of islands in the Pacific within or near the tropics.—n. a native of Polynesia. [Gr. polys, many, nēsos, an island.]

How to pronounce Polynesian?

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How to say Polynesian in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Polynesian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Polynesian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Polynesian in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    There have been a small number of cases of microcephaly connected to a previous outbreak of Zika in the Polynesian Islands.

  2. John Grierson:

    Of course Moana, being a visual account of events in the daily life of a Polynesian youth and his family, has documentary value.

  3. George Kalogridis:

    We’ve also re-imagined Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, adding many new enhancements to one of our original resort hotels.

  4. Kara Porter:

    If its true that the justification to point a gun at this child is because they were told the suspects might be black, Hispanic or Polynesian, are they saying this officer was entitled to stop and point his gun at every male fitting that description?

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