What is another word for australasia?

Pronunciation: [ˌɒstɹɐlˈe͡ɪzi͡ə] (IPA)

Australasia is a term used to describe the region of the world that includes Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and some neighboring islands. It is also commonly referred to as Oceania. There are various synonyms for Australasia that can be used interchangeably in different contexts. These include the South Pacific, South Pacific Ocean, Pacific Islands, and Pacific Rim. Other similar terms that can be used to describe the region are the Southern Hemisphere, the Antipodes, and the Land Down Under. Regardless of what term is used, all of these refer to the beautiful and diverse region of the world in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean.

Synonyms for Australasia:

What are the paraphrases for Australasia?

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What are the hypernyms for Australasia?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the holonyms for Australasia?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Australasia

The South African Republic now stands first among the gold-producing countries, having passed the United States, which stands a little behind her, australasia being a good third, and the Russian Empire a bad fourth.
"Impressions of South Africa"
James Bryce
The population is not only rural, but scattered more thinly over a vast area than in any other British Colony, except north-western Canada, and parts of australasia.
"Impressions of South Africa"
James Bryce
Strong as this feeling is in Canada and in australasia, it is assuredly no less strong in South Africa.
"Impressions of South Africa"
James Bryce

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