Papua New Guinea

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Malay pepuah (frizzy, in reference to locals' hair) + New Guinea.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpæ.puː.ə ˌnjuː ˈɡɪ.ni/, /ˈpæ.pjuː.ə ˌnjuː ˈɡɪ.ni/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpæ.pu.ə ˌnu ˈɡɪ.ni/
  • (file)
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Papua New Guinea

  1. A country in Oceania. Official name: Independent State of Papua New Guinea.


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