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Name Micronesia
Type Country & Region
Pronounced Pron. mee-kro-NEH-zee-ya(Dutch)
mie-kro-NEE-zhə(English)
mee-kro-NEH-sya(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

From Greek μικρός (mikrós) meaning "small, little" and νῆσος (nesos) meaning "island". This is the name of a subregion of Oceania as well as an island country. In Dutch, this spelling only refers to the country (see Micronesië for the form referring to the geographic region).
Added 4/25/2020 by anonymous