Definition of Australian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Australia.

Exact synonyms: Aussie
Group relationships: Australia, Commonwealth Of Australia
Generic synonyms: Denizen, Dweller, Habitant, Indweller, Inhabitant
Specialized synonyms: Abo, Aboriginal, Aborigine, Australian Aborigine, Native Australian

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Australia or its inhabitants or its languages. "Australian aborigines"
Derivative terms: Australia
Partainyms: Australia

3. Noun. The Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines.
Exact synonyms: Aboriginal Australian
Generic synonyms: Austronesian, Austronesian Language
Specialized synonyms: Dyirbal, Jirrbal, Walbiri, Warlpiri
Geographical relationships: Australia, Commonwealth Of Australia

Definition of Australian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Australia.

Definition of Australian

1. Noun. A person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent. ¹

2. Noun. A person from the continent of Australia. ¹

3. Noun. A language of the country or continent of Australia; Australian (Australian English). ¹

4. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or Australian languages. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Australian

Austin Flint
Austin Flint murmur
Austin Flint phenomenon
Austin Friar
Austin Friars
Austral Islands
Australasian pig-nose turtle
Australasian pig-nose turtles
Australia Day
Australia Felix
Australia antigen
Australian (current term)
Australian Aboriginal
Australian Aborigine
Australian Alps
Australian Capital Territory
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Cattle Dogs
Australian Desert
Australian Eastern Standard Time
Australian English
Australian Mist
Australian Mists
Australian Q fever
Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherds

Literary usage of Australian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"He sent a number of interesting letters to the ' Sydney Morning Herald,' which were subsequently published in London under the title 'Australian Views of ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1904)
"LUSK (HM) The new Australian constitution. How it resembles and how it differs ... PAPERS relating to the federation of the Australian colonies, 1899-1900. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1885)
"AN Australian APPEAL TO THE ENGLISH DEMOCRACY. Tnu first difficulty which presents itself to an Australian who would offer an opinion upon politics to ..."

4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1905)
"Most of this Australian material, I am informed, was purchased from the estate of the actor, Henry Edwards, who at the time of his death in 1891 had one of ..."

5. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"All regions but Australian Ethiopian, Australian The Eastern Hemisphere Australian All regions but Neotropical Cosmopolite Ethiopian, Australian ..."

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