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Micronesia

collective name for the islands and island groups in the western Pacific north of the equator, 1840, from Italian, literally "the region of small islands," Modern Latin, formed on model of Polynesia from micro- "small" (see micro-) + Greek nēsos "island" (see Chersonese). Related: Micronesian.

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Definitions of Micronesia from WordNet

Micronesia (n.)
a country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986;
Synonyms: Federated States of Micronesia / tt
Micronesia (n.)
the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania;
From wordnet.princeton.edu