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Australia

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geographical name Aus·tra·lia \ȯ-ˈstrāl-yə, ä-, ə-\

Simple Definition of Australia

  • : continent southeast of Asia

  • : country including the continent of Australia and the island of Tasmania

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Australia

  1. 1 continent of the eastern hemisphere SE of Asia & S of the equator area 2,948,366 square miles (7,665,751 square kilometers)

  2. 2 or Commonwealth of Australia dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations including the continent of Australia & island of Tasmania ∗ Canberra area 2,967,909 square miles (7,716,563 square kilometers), pop 17,562,000



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