Definition of Koori

1. Noun. (Australia Aboriginal Australian Victoria New South Wales) An Australian aborigine, especially one from Victoria or southern New South Wales. ¹



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Definition of Koori

1. an Australian aborigine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Koori

kookiness
kookinesses
kooking
kookish
kookishness
kookoom
kooks
kooky
kool
koolah
koolahs
koolokamba
koolokambas
koomkie
koomkies
koori (current term)
kooris
koozie
koozies
kop
kopanisti
kopasetic
kopeck
kopecks
kopek
kopeks
kopeyka
kopeykas
koph
kophs

Literary usage of Koori

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

1. Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scripture Collected from the Customs by Joseph Roberts (1835)
"A common way of saying, he has married her, is, " he has given her the koori" has spread the skirt over her. There are, however, those who throw a long robe ..."

2. Illustrations of the Holy Scriptures: Derived Principally from the Manners by George Bush (1865)
"So the mother-in-law, should the daughter not treat her respectfully, savs, " My son gave this woman the koori, skirt, and has made her respectable, ..."

3. On the After-shocks of Earthquakes by Fusakichi Ōmori (1894)
"In 1892, the greatest number was recorded at koori, and the next greatest at ... Again, in 1893 the greatest number was recorded still at koori, ..."

4. Oriental illustrations of the sacred Scriptures, collected from the customs by Joseph Roberts (1844)
"So the mother-in-law, should the new daughter not treat her respectfully, says, " My son gave this woman the koori, (' skirt/) and has made her respectable; ..."

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