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    Melanesia (UK: /ˌmɛləˈniːziə/, US: /ˌmɛləˈniːʒə/) is a subregion of Oceania in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It extends from New Guinea in the west...
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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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  • musical traditions found across the vast region of Melanesia. Vocal music is very common across Melanesia; sitting dances are also attested.[citation needed]...
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    Melanesians are the predominant and indigenous inhabitants of Melanesia, in an area stretching from New Guinea to the Fiji Islands. Most speak one of...
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    reaction to the oppression and inequality resulting from the colonisation of Melanesia by Western powers beginning in the late 19th century. Elements that Ton...
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    Oceania (section Melanesia)
    -ˈɑːn-/ OH-shee-A(H)N-ee-ə) is a geographical region including Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Outside of the English-speaking world, Oceania...
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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 islands and island groups are either nations...
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    peoples—inhabitants and diasporas—of any of the three major subregions of Oceania (Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia) or any other island located in the Pacific...
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    Pacific Ocean. They are further categorized into three major island groups: Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Depending on the context, the term Pacific...
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    regions: Maritime Southeast Asia to the west, Polynesia to the east, and Melanesia to the south—as well as with the wider community of Austronesian peoples...
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