micronesia micronesia  /ˌmaɪ kroʊ ˈni ʒə/


  1. (n) a country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986
  2. (n) the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania




  • Harwood Heights resident returns from Peace Corps forever changed

    HARWOOD HEIGHTS — For 32 months, Janelle Santos faced constant 86-degree days and a lot of rain without benefit of electricity, gas or hot water. The Harwood Heights resident returned May 13 from Pohnpei, Micronesia, after serving as a member of the Peace Corps. Santos graduated from Pennoyer Elementary School, Maine South High School and Illinois Wesleyan University at Bloomington, where she ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Norridge-Harwood Heights News


  1. "Roman is like the rest of us at Chelsea. Whether the final is in Moscow or Micronesia, we want to be there," Grant told The Sun. "You need a special stamp to be a big club in Europe. You don't get that before you get to the Champions League...
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: Avram Grant Source: Teamtalk.com

  2. "United, we can make a significant difference in all of our islands and provide every community in Micronesia a higher standard of living," Camacho said.
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Felix Camacho Source: Pacific Daily News

  3. "From high up in Andes, where seven Filipinas were in jail in Peru for drug-running, to balmy Micronesia, which had six Pinoys behind bars; to as far north as Denmark and to tip of South Africa, which had one Filipino each in their penal systems;...
    on May 28, 2008 By: Manuel Villar Source: Inquirer.net

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