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

     

    bombora

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//bɒmˈbɔːrə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɑːmˈbɔːrə//
     
    (Australian English)
     
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  1. 1a wave which forms over an underwater rock, sometimes producing a dangerous area of water
  2. 2an area of rock underwater
  3. Word Origin 1930s: from an Aboriginal word, perhaps Dharuk bumbora.