From BiblePortal Wikipedia

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [1]

a division of the globe forming a part of Oceanica. It comprises the continent of Australia, Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land), New Guinea, and the Louisiade Archipelago, New Britain, New Ireland, and neighboring islands, Solomon's Islands, New Hebrides, New Caledonia, New Zealand, and the isles to the southward, Kergueland Islands, St. Paul, and Amsterdam, and numerous coral reefs and islets. Newcomb, Cyclopedia of Missions. SEE Australia

The Nuttall Encyclopedia [2]

E . Southern Asia), a name given to Australia, New Zealand, and the islands adjoining.