Australasia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by Charles de Brosses in Histoire des navigations aux terres australes 1756. He derived it from the Latin for “south of Asia”.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Australasia

  1. Oceania.
  2. Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and neighbouring islands.

Usage notes[edit]

This is an ambiguous term, whose precise meaning varies considerably depending on its field of use. But it has been used interchangeably with the word Oceania.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Australasia f

  1. Australasia