Australia

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

Definition of Australia 

1 continent of the eastern hemisphere southeast of Asia and south of the Equator area 2,948,366 square miles (7,665,751 square kilometers)

2 or Commonwealth of Australia dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations including the continent of Australia and the island of Tasmania; capital Canberra area 2,967,909 square miles (7,716,563 square kilometers), population 21,507,717 — see also australian entry 1

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