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    9°S 160°E / 9°S 160°E / -9; 160 Melanesia (UK: /ˌmɛləˈniːziə/, US: /ˌmɛləˈniːʒə/) is a subregion of Oceania in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It extends...
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    Oceania (section Melanesia)
    described as a continent in some parts of the world. It includes Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Spanning the Eastern and Western Hemispheres...
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    Melanesians are the predominant and indigenous inhabitants of Melanesia, in a wide area from New Guinea to the Fiji Islands. Most speak either one of...
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  • Island Melanesia is a subregion of Melanesia in Oceania. It is located east of New Guinea island, from the Bismarck Archipelago to New Caledonia. Austronesian...
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    peoples—inhabitants and diasporas—of any of the three major subregions of Oceania (Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia). Melanesians include the Fijians (Fiji), Kanaks...
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    the appearance of an abundance of goods. The indigenous societies of Melanesia were typically characterized by a "big man" political system in which...
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    Polynesia (section Melanesia)
    term referring to one of the three parts of Oceania (the others being Melanesia and Micronesia). The following are the islands and island groups, either...
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    New Guinea (category Melanesia)
    northern Melanesia". Nature. 331 (6158): 707–709. Bibcode:1988Natur.331..707A. doi:10.1038/331707a0. PMID 3125483. S2CID 6912997. "Melanesia, the ethnogeographic...
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  • Companion of the Star of Melanesia (CSM). It is awarded for distinguished service of a high degree to Papua New Guinea and Melanesia, sustained over a period...
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  • territories in the geopolitical region of Oceania, which includes Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. Projections are from the United Nations and...
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