Definition of Australian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɒˈstreɪliən//
, BrE//ɔːˈstreɪliən//
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːˈstreɪliən//
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of or connected with Australia Word Originfrom French australien, from Latin australis in the phrase Terra Australis ‘the southern land’, the name of the supposed southern continent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Australian