Wilkes Land

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Wilkes Land

A coastal region of Antarctica south of Australia. Most of the area has been included in Australia's Antarctic claims since 1936.

Wilkes Land

n
(Placename) a region in Antarctica south of Australia, on the Indian Ocean

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n.
a coastal region of Antarctica, S of Australia.
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Noun1.Wilkes Land - a coastal region of Antarctica on the Indian Ocean to the south of Australia; most of the territory is claimed by Australia
Antarctic continent, Antarctica - an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep; "Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"
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