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Australasia

[ aw-struh-ley-zhuh, -shuh ]

noun

  1. Australia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands in the S Pacific Ocean.


Australasia

/ ˌɒstrəˈleɪzɪə /

noun

  1. Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the S Pacific Ocean
  2. (loosely) the whole of Oceania


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Other Words From

  • Austral·asian adjective noun
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Word History and Origins

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Example Sentences

A point I made in my 2007 book Comeback: back in 1985, NATO plus Japan plus Australasia produced 50% of world GDP.

Araucaria, a genus of trees of the coniferous or pine order, indigenous to Australasia and South America.

Now he was to visit the Indian Ocean and Australasia, and to investigate their seaweed flora, as yet but little known.

The late Eocene flora of Europe was very similar to its descendant in modern Australasia.

And from this point of view a growing trade with Germany is worth a good deal more than a declining trade with Australasia.

These are some of the problems Australasia inherited from the Peace Conference.

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