Oceania had to be at war with someone otherwise they would begin to see what the world around them lacked.
In works such as “Oceania,” featuring cut-outs birds, fish, coral and leaves, the walls of his apartment became the canvas itself.
“You think, I dare say, that our chief job is inventing new words,” says Syme, the Dr. Johnson of Oceania.
Of those, 61 are European, 19 are Latin American, 14 are North American, 11 are African, 11 are Asian, and one comes from Oceania.
Europe was allowed to offer the most, with 14, while Oceania got two.
This Oceania is the offspring of a tube-polyp, resembling the adhering Tubularia below on the left .
A large part of the population of Oceania is of Malay origin.
In the stone age our manners were probably not superior to those of the natives of Oceania.
It is a straggler to Oceania and has not been recorded in the Hawaiian Islands.
During the latter half of the nineteenth century practically all of Oceania has been divided among European powers.
"southern Pacific island and Australia, conceived as a continent," 1849, Modern Latin, from French Océanie (c.1812). Apparently coined by Danish geographer Conrad Malte-Brun (1755-1826). Earlier in English as Oceanica (1832). Oceania was the name of one of the superstates in Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four." Oceanea, name of James Harrington's 17c. ideal state, later was applied to the British empire.