Associations to the word «Australia»
AUSTRALIA, proper noun. A country in Oceania. Official name: Commonwealth of Australia.
AUSTRALIA, proper noun. (geology) The continent of Australia-New Guinea. New Guinea and the intervening islands are also on the Australian tectonic plate and are thus geologically considered part of the continent.
AUSTRALIA DAY, proper noun. 26th January, Australia's National Day in commemoration of the foundation of the first settlement in 1788.
AUSTRALIA FELIX, proper noun. (historical or literary) A name for the comparatively lush areas of western Victoria, Australia.
AUSTRALIA, noun. A nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony.
AUSTRALIA, noun. The smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean.
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