Definition of Australasia

1. Noun. Australia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands in the South Pacific.

Generic synonyms: Archipelago
Group relationships: Pacific, Pacific Ocean
Derivative terms: Australasian



Definition of Australasia

1. Proper noun. Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and neighbouring islands ¹

2. Proper noun. all of Oceania ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Australasia

Aussies
Aust
Austen
Austenesque
Austenite
Auster
Austerlitz
Austin
Austin Flint
Austin Flint murmur
Austin Flint phenomenon
Austin Friar
Austin Friars
AustralE
Austral Islands
Australasia (current term)
Australasian
Australasian pig-nose turtle
Australasian pig-nose turtles
Australia
Australia Day
Australia Felix
Australia antigen
Australian
Australian Aboriginal
Australian Aborigine
Australian Alps
Australian Capital Territory
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Cattle Dogs

Literary usage of Australasia

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1. Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States and by John Pinkerton, Samuel Vince, Benjamin Smith Barton (1804)
"Some recent German geographers have considered Australasia and Polynesia ... upon several accounts, to consider Australasia and Polynesia as two great and ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"Бу Т. D. TIMS. 4. Loam and Savings Companies. By WA DOUGLAS. 5. Irish Emigration. By S. TUKE. 6. The British Empire in North America and in Australasia, ..."

3. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"(LS) For the Eastern Extension, Australasia and China Telegraph Company Limited—(Signed) : W. BULLARD. NUMBER 1901/1. GREAT BRITAIN (The British Government, ..."

4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1900)
"Two events of supreme import and of far-reaching consequence to Australasia distinguish the year 1899. The colonies, at least five out of six, ..."

5. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"(LS) For the Eastern Extension, Australasia and China Telegraph Company Limited—(Signed): W. BULLARD. NUMBER 1901/1. GREAT BRITAIN (The British Government, ..."

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