down under

adverb or adjective, often capitalized D&U

Definition of down under

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to or in Australia or New Zealand

Down Under

geographical name

Definition of Down Under (Entry 2 of 2)

Australia or New Zealand

First Known Use of down under

Adverb or adjective

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Down under.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down%20under. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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