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English noun: Australia

1. Australia (location) a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony


SynonymsCommonwealth of Australia


Instance hypernymcountry, land, state


Part holonymAustralian Alps, Australian capital, Australian state, Canberra, Cape York, Cape York Peninsula, capital of Australia, Carpentaria, Eastern Highlands, Eyre, Eyre Peninsula, Gibson Desert, Great Australian Bight, Great Barrier Reef, Great Dividing Range, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Gulf of Carpentaria, Lake Eyre, Murray, Murray River, Murrumbidgee, Murrumbidgee River, Namoi, Namoi River, New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Northern Territory, Nullarbor Plain, Queensland, Simpson Desert, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Part meronymAustralia


Member holonymAussie, Australian


Member meronymBritish Commonwealth, British Empire, Commonwealth of Nations


Domain region membersAboriginal Australian, Australian, billabong, bonzer, boomerang, Cercospora kopkei, gilgai soil, Keith Rupert Murdoch, lagerphone, mate, Murdoch, perisher, plonk, pom, pommy, returning officer, Rupert Murdoch, sealed, sundowner, swag, swagger, swaggie, swagman, throw stick, throwing stick, tucker-bag, walkabout, yellow spot fungus

2. Australia (object) the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean


Instance hypernymcontinent


Instance hyponymCarpentaria, Gulf of Carpentaria


Part holonymAustralia, Australian Alps, Australian Desert, Cape York, Cape York Peninsula, Commonwealth of Australia, Darling, Darling River, Eastern Highlands, Eyre, Eyre Peninsula, Great Australian Bight, Great Australian Desert, Great Barrier Reef, Great Dividing Range, Lake Eyre, Moreton Bay, Murray, Murray River, Murrumbidgee, Murrumbidgee River, Tasmania


Part meronymeastern hemisphere, orient, southern hemisphere









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