woomera

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noun woom·era \ˈwu̇-mə-rə\

Definition of woomera

  1. :  a wooden rod with a hooked end used by Australian aborigines for throwing a spear

Variants of woomera

less commonly

play \ˈwä-\

Origin and Etymology of woomera

Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) wamara


First Known Use: 1817


Woomera

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geographical name Woom·era \ˈwu̇-mə-rə\

Definition of Woomera

  1. town S. Australia W of Lake Torrens


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