Definition of Polynesian. Meaning of Polynesian. Synonyms of Polynesian

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Definition of Polynesian

Polynesian
Polynesian Pol`y*ne"sian, a. Of or pertaining to Polynesia (the islands of the eastern and central Pacific), or to the Polynesians.
Polynesian
Polynesians Pol`y*ne"sians, n. pl.; sing. Polynesian. (Ethnol.) The race of men native in Polynesia.

Meaning of Polynesian from wikipedia

- Polynesians form an ethnolinguistic group of closely related people who are native to Polynesia (islands in the Polynesian Triangle), an expansive region...
- Polynesian is the adjectival form of Polynesia. It may refer to: Polynesians, an ethnic group Polynesian culture, the culture of the indigenous peoples...
- The indigenous people who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are termed Polynesians, sharing many similar traits including language family, culture, and...
- The Polynesian languages form a language family spoken in geographical Polynesia and on a patchwork of outliers from south central Micronesia to small...
- Polynesian culture is the culture of the indigenous peoples of Polynesia who share common traits in language, customs and society. Sequentially, the development...
- The Malayo-Polynesian languages are a subgroup of the Austronesian languages, with approximately 385.5 million speakers. The Malayo-Polynesian languages...
- The Polynesian narrative or Polynesian mythology encomp****es the oral traditions of the people of Polynesia, a grouping of Central and South Pacific Ocean...
- Traditional Polynesian navigation was used for thousands of years to make long voyages across thousands of kilometres of the open Pacific Ocean. Navigators...
- The Polynesian Triangle is a region of the Pacific Ocean with three island groups at its corners: Hawaii, Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and New Zealand (Aotearoa)...
- The Polynesian rat, Pacific rat or little rat (Rattus exulans), known to the Māori as kiore, is the third most widespread species of rat in the world behind...
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