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 (kär′pən-târ′ē-ə), Gulf of
A wide inlet of the Arafura Sea indenting the northern coast of Australia.


(Placename) Gulf of Carpentaria a shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea, in N Australia between Arnhem Land and Cape York Peninsula


(ˌkɑr pənˈtɛər i ə)

Gulf of, a gulf on the coast of N Australia. ab. 480 mi. (775 km) long; ab. 300 mi. (485 km) wide.
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Noun1.Carpentaria - a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern 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