Micronesians
Micronesians Mi`cro*ne"sians, n. pl.; sing. {Micronesian}. (Ethnol.) A dark race inhabiting the Micronesian Islands. They are supposed to be a mixed race, derived from Polynesians and Papuans. [1913 Webster]

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