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Micronesian

[ mahy-kruh-nee-zhuhn, -shuhn ]
/ ˌmaɪ krəˈni ʒən, -ʃən /
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adjective
of or relating to Micronesia, its inhabitants, or their languages.
noun
a native of Micronesia.
the Malayo-Polynesian languages of Micronesia, taken collectively.
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Origin of Micronesian

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British Dictionary definitions for Micronesian

Micronesian
/ (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈniːzɪən) /

adjective
of or relating to Micronesia, its inhabitants, or their languages
noun
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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