Oceania

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See also: Oceânia, Óceánia, and Oceanía

English[edit]

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Regions within Oceania.

Etymology[edit]

From French Océanie, coined circa 1812 by geographer Conrad Malte-Brun, from the Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós, Oceanus)

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Oceania

  1. A geographical region composed of many islands (Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia) plus Australasia. It is located between Asia, Antarctica and the Americas.

Usage notes[edit]

Despite the fact that Oceania is technically not a continent, some people use the term when referring to the continents of the world in place of the Australian continent, mostly because several Oceanian countries are located in the Pacific Ocean and would otherwise be unable to be classified within a continent unless grouped in with Australia.

Oceania contains the following countries:

Territories in Oceania belonging to other countries include:

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Catalan[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Oceania f

  1. Oceania

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Italian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Oceania f

  1. Oceania

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Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia la

Proper noun[edit]

Oceania f (genitive Oceaniae); first declension

  1. Oceania

Inflection[edit]

First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Oceania
genitive Oceaniae
dative Oceaniae
accusative Oceaniam
ablative Oceaniā
vocative Oceania
locative Oceaniae

Polish[edit]

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Oceania f

  1. Oceania

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Oceania f

  1. Oceania (a geographical region composed of many islands)

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Oceania f

  1. Oceania

Declension[edit]

gender f uncountable
Nom/Acc Oceania
Gen/Dat Oceaniei