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



BrE BrE//ɒˈstreɪliən//
, BrE//ɔːˈstreɪliən//
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːˈstreɪliən//
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a person from 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