Australian

adjective
Aus·tra·lian | \ȯ-ˈstrāl-yən, ä-, ə-\

Definition of Australian 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the continent or commonwealth of Australia, its inhabitants, or the languages spoken there

2 : of, relating to, or being a biogeographic region that comprises Australia, the islands north of it from Celebes eastward, Tasmania, New Zealand, and Polynesia

Australian

noun

Definition of Australian (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a native or inhabitant of the Australian commonwealth

2 : a group of about 200 languages spoken by the aboriginal inhabitants of Australia

First Known Use of Australian

Adjective

1795, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Australian was in 1795

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Australian

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Australian

: a person born, raised, or living in Australia

Australian

adjective
Aus·tra·lian | \ȯ-ˈstrāl-yən \

Kids Definition of Australian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Australia or the Australians

Australian

noun

Kids Definition of Australian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person born or living in Australia

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