[mahy-kruh-nee-zhuh n, -shuh n]
- of or relating to Micronesia, its inhabitants, or their languages.
Origin of Micronesian
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Seventy years ago, a deadly battle took place in the Micronesian Sea.A WWII Battle Frozen in Time
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The occurrence there suggests that migration is through the Micronesian area.
It seemingly has no close relatives in the Micronesian area.
The Micronesian islands were first explored and colonized by a a people who came from Malaysia.
After the voyage of Magellan, other seafarers, mostly in the service of Spain, visited the Micronesian islands.
These data give an idea of the lack of variety of species that may be observed on Micronesian islands.
- of or relating to Micronesia, its inhabitants, or their languages
- a native or inhabitant of Micronesia, more akin to the Polynesians than the Melanesians, but having Mongoloid traces
- a group of languages spoken in Micronesia, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
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