- Australia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands in the S Pacific Ocean.
Origin of Australasia
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A point I made in my 2007 book Comeback: back in 1985, NATO plus Japan plus Australasia produced 50% of world GDP.Is Decline Optional?
February 16, 2012
The deposits of Colombia and Australasia are placers of a similar character.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
It is remarkably successful in the warmer climates of Europe and of Australasia.The Genus Pinus
George Russell Shaw
Both are natives of what may be termed the new world of Australasia.
I own I have a horror of Australasia—such a long sea-voyage!What Will He Do With It, Complete
I was in Australasia three months and a half, and saw only one Governor.Following the Equator, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
- Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the S Pacific Ocean
- (loosely) the whole of Oceania
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