Arnhem Land

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Arnhem Land

A region of northern Australia west of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The country's largest Aboriginal reservation is here.
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Arnhem Land

n
(Placename) a region of N Australia in the N Northern Territory, large areas of which are reserved for native Australians
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Arn′hem Land`

or Arn′hem•land`,


n.
a region in N Northern Territory, Australia: site of Aborigine reservation.
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Some of my questions may seem odd to a 21-year-old who's spent almost his entire life on Elcho Island, a small, narrow islet off the coast of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory that's home to some 2,000 people.
--1996 'Praus in Marege: Makassan subjects in Aboriginal rock art in East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia', Anthropologie 34:131-42.