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Australian

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

Definition of Australian

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

First Known Use of australian

1795

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Australian

noun

Definition of Australian

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

1814

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AUSTRALIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Australian

Definition of Australian for English Language Learners

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Australia


AUSTRALIAN Defined for Kids

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Australian

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

Definition of Australian for Students

: of or relating to Australia or the Australians

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Australian

noun

Definition of Australian for Students

: a person born or living in Australia


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