Micronesia noun definition in Countries and continents topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Countries and continents topic
1 a region of the western Pacific Ocean that consists of hundreds of islands, including the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, the Federated States of Micronesia, etc.2 (also the Federated States of Micronesia) a group of states which consists of 607 islands in the western Pacific Ocean, and which forms part of the region of Micronesia