French Oceania
geographical name see French Polynesia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • French Oceania — French′ Ocean′ia n. geg former name of French Polynesia …   From formal English to slang

  • French Oceania — noun a French overseas possession in the South Pacific • Syn: ↑French Polynesia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑possession • Part Holonyms: ↑Polynesia • Part Meronyms: ↑Soci …   Useful english dictionary

  • French Oceania — /frɛntʃ oʊʃiˈeɪniə/ (say french ohshee ayneeuh), / ˈaniə/ (say ahneeuh) noun former name of French Polynesia …   Australian English dictionary

  • French Oceania — former name of French Polynesia. * * * …   Universalium

  • French Polynesia — Polynésie française (French) Pōrīnetia Farāni (Tahitian) …   Wikipedia

  • French Polynesia — a French overseas territory in the S Pacific, including the Society Islands, Marquesas Islands, and other scattered island groups. 119,168; 1544 sq. mi. (4000 sq. km). Cap.: Papeete. Formerly, French Oceania. * * * French Polynesia Introduction… …   Universalium

  • French — Frenchness, n. /french/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of France, its inhabitants, or their language, culture, etc.: French cooking. n. 2. the people of France and their direct descendants. 3. a Romance language spoken in France,… …   Universalium

  • French Polynesian franc — The franc is the currency of French Polynesia. It is subdivided into 100 centimes . Since 1945, it has been part of the CFP franc.HistoryUntil 1914, the French franc circulated in French Polynesia. That year, banknotes were issued specifically… …   Wikipedia

  • French Polynesia — /frɛntʃ pɒləˈniʒə/ (say french poluh neezhuh) noun a French overseas territory in the South Pacific, including the Society Islands, Marquesas Islands, and other widely scattered island groups. 3999 km2. Languages: French, Tahitian and other… …   Australian English dictionary

  • French Polynesia — noun a French overseas possession in the South Pacific • Syn: ↑French Oceania • Instance Hypernyms: ↑possession • Part Holonyms: ↑Polynesia • Part Meronyms: ↑Society …   Useful english dictionary

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