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Mel•a•ne•sian



Pronunciation: (mel"u-nē'zhun, -shun), [key]
adj.
of or pertaining to Melanesia, its inhabitants, or their languages.

n.
1. a member of any of the native peoples inhabiting Melanesia.
2. the Austronesian languages of Melanesia, taken collectively.

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

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