What does nesia mean in Indonesia melanesia polynesia?


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2009-06-05 00:47:05
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'Nesia' comes from the Greek and means 'Islands':

Melanesia means 'islands of the black-skinned people',

Micronesia means 'small islands',

Polynesia means 'many islands',

Indonesia means 'Indian islands' (Indonesia was once known as the Indian Archipeligo).

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