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Aus•tro•ne•sian



Pronunciation: (ô"strō-nē'zhun, -shun), [key]
n.
Also called Malayo-Polynesian. a family of languages spoken in the Malay Peninsula, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Madagascar, and Oceania.

adj.
of or pertaining to Austronesia or the Austronesian family of languages; Malayo-Polynesian.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

AustronesiaAustro-Prussian War
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