Definition of billabong
1 Australian a : a blind channel leading out from a river b : a usually dry streambed that is filled seasonally
2 Australian : a backwater forming a stagnant pool
Examples of billabong
<taking a break from our trek through the outback, we bathed our tired feet in the still waters of a billabong>
Origin of billabong
Wiradhuri (Australian aboriginal language of central New South Wales) bilabaŋ
First Known Use: 1861
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