flinders

plural noun flin·ders \ ˈflin-dərz \

Definition of flinders

Origin and Etymology of flinders

Middle English flendris


Flinders

geographical name Flin·ders \ ˈflin-dərz \

Definition of Flinders

river 520 miles (837 kilometers) long in central Queensland, Australia, flowing northwest into the Gulf of Carpentaria

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