Definitions of Australian
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or characteristic of Australia or its inhabitants or its languages
    Australian deserts”
    Australian aborigines”
  2. noun
    a native or inhabitant of Australia
    synonyms: Aussie
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    Abo, Aboriginal, Aborigine, Australian Aborigine, native Australian
    a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    type of:
    denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant
    a person who inhabits a particular place
  3. noun
    the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines
    synonyms: Aboriginal Australian
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    Dyirbal, Jirrbal
    a language of Australian aborigines
    Walbiri, Warlpiri
    a language of Australian aborigines
    type of:
    Austronesian, Austronesian language
    the family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
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