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Definition of Micronesia noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a region of the western Pacific Ocean that consists of hundreds of islands, including the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, the Federated States of Micronesia, etc.
  2. 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
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Micronesia