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Aus·tra·lian

 (ô-strāl′yən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Australia or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
2. Of or relating to the Australasian biogeographic region.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Australia.
2. A member of any of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia.
3. Any of the languages of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia.

Australian

(ɒˈstreɪlɪən)
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Australia
2. (Languages) the form of English spoken in Australia
3. (Languages) a linguistic phylum consisting of the languages spoken by the native Australians
adj
4. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Australia, the Australians, or their form of English
5. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Australia, the Australians, or their form of English
6. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Australia, the Australians, or their form of English
7. (Languages) of, relating to, or belonging to the phylum of languages spoken by the native Australians
8. (Biology) of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, New Guinea, and the Moluccas

Aus•tral•ian

(ɔˈstreɪl yən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Australia or its inhabitants: Autralian English.
2. belonging to a zoogeographic division comprising Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Sulawesi, the Moluccas, New Guinea, and adjacent smaller islands.
n.
3. a native or inhabitant of Australia.
4. a member of any of the peoples who are the aboriginal inhabitants of Australia.
5. the group of more than 200 languages, many now extinct or moribund, spoken by the aboriginal peoples of Australia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Australian - a native or inhabitant of AustraliaAustralian - a native or inhabitant of Australia
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Abo, Aboriginal, Australian Aborigine, native Australian, Aborigine - a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
2.Australian - the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aboriginesAustralian - the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines
Austronesian language, Austronesian - the family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
Dyirbal, Jirrbal - a language of Australian aborigines
Walbiri, Warlpiri - a language of Australian aborigines
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Adj.1.Australian - of or relating to or characteristic of Australia or its inhabitants or its languages; "Australian deserts"; "Australian aborigines"
Translations
australskýAustralan
australieraustralsk
australialainen
AustralacaustralskiAustralijanacAustralijankaAustralka
ausztrál
オーストラリアのオーストラリア人
호주 사람호주의
australiensiskaustraliensiskaaustraliensiskeaustraliensisktaustralier
ชาวออสเตรเลียที่เกี่ยวกับออสเตรเลีย
người Úcthuộc nước/người/tiếng Úc

Australian

[ɒsˈtreɪlɪən]
A. ADJaustraliano
B. Naustraliano/a m/f
C. CPD Australian Rules Football Nfútbol m australiano

Australian

[ɒˈstreɪliən]
adjaustralien(ne)
He's Australian → Il est australien.
nAustralien(ne) m/f
the Australians → les Australiens

Australian

nAustralier(in) m(f); (= accent)australisches Englisch
adjaustralisch

Australian

[ɒsˈtreɪlɪən] adj & naustraliano/a

Australian

اُسْتُراليّ Australan, australský australier, australsk Australier, australisch αυστραλέζικος, Αυστραλός australiano australialainen australien Australac, australski australiano オーストラリアの, オーストラリア人 호주 사람, 호주의 Australiër, Australisch australier, australsk Australijczyk, australijski australiano австралиец, австралийский australier, australisk ชาวออสเตรเลีย, ที่เกี่ยวกับออสเตรเลีย Avustralya, Avustralyalı người Úc, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Úc 澳大利亚人, 澳大利亚的
References in classic literature ?
Although the Australian may be superior in acquirements, it by no means follows that he is likewise superior in mental capacity: indeed, from what I saw of the Fuegians when on board and from what I have read of the Australians, I should think the case was exactly the reverse.
Moreover, in the infancy of the first Australian settlement, the emigrants were several times saved from starvation by the benevolent biscuit of the whale-ship luckily dropping an anchor in their waters.
Captain Nemo evidently intended accomplishing his submarine programme, and I imagined that he intended, after doubling Cape Horn, to return to the Australian seas of the Pacific.
Paul and Amsterdam and Cape Otway on the Australian coast.
Cooee' is a distinctly Australian cry, and one which is used between Australians.
But if he fell short in any way as a handler of small boys he was to descend a step in the animal kingdom and be matched against the West Australian sheep.
It may be doubted, for instance, whether the Australian marsupials, which are divided into groups differing but little from each other, and feebly representing, as Mr.
He would become an American or Australian Abraham, commanding like a monarch his flocks and his herds, his spotted and his ring-straked, his men-servants and his maids.
Returned to the Solomons by the Australian government, he had recruited on Buli Plantation for the purpose--as was afterwards proved--of getting arms and ammunition.
Even had he desired to escape in Australian ports, there was no need for Daughtry to watch him.
She's Australian, an' you're American, only your figure ain't.
You see I landed on a stretcher--most pathetic case--old Australian without a friend in old country--ordered Engadine as last chance--no go--not an earthly--sentimental wish to die in London--that's the history of Mr.

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