flinders

plural noun
flin·​ders | \ ˈflin-dərz How to pronounce flinders (audio) \

Definition of flinders

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Flinders

geographical name
Flin·​ders | \ ˈflin-dərz How to pronounce Flinders (audio) \

Definition of Flinders (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of flinders

Plural noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flinders

Plural noun

Middle English flendris

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“Flinders.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flinders. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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