coolabah

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coolabah

(ˈkuːləˌbɑː) or

coolibah

n
(Plants) an Australian myrtaceous tree, Eucalyptus microtheca, that grows along rivers and has smooth bark and long narrow leaves
[from a native Australian language]
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But hopefully we can pick it up again at Leeds United - or as the original, inimitable, Sir Les Patterson would say: "Go through them like a 10-day-old Coolibah curry".
Coolibah Station, situated along the Victoria River and a six-hour drive from Darwin, provides the setting for Mongala Station in the film.
Then it's on to the Dig Tree, a heritage-listed coolibah tree where the ill-fated explorers Burke and Wills kept their supplies.
Venus De Milo's trainer Aidan O'Brien is keen to repeat the feat 12 months on as he has four representatives, none of whom is partnered by his son Joseph, who has been snapped up by Charles O'Brien to ride Coolibah.
"How you doing?" I said to one of the mob under the coolibah tree, an old man with a face which looked as if it had absorbed all the sadness in his life.
PAWC (mm) Soil and shrubs (C) bare]) 1200 2400 1 Yellowjacket, mulga 95 71 101 2 Silver-leaf 92 95 131 ironbark, mulga 3 Poplar box, 90 134 182 belah, wilga 4 Poplar box, belah 90 143 191 5 Coolibah, belah 78 140 164 6 Coolibah, myall 75 199 246 (A) Isbell (1996).
2003 Seed of the Coolibah. A history of the Yandruwandha and Yawarrawarrka People.
What sort of tree is a coolibah, which is mentioned in the song Waltzing Matilda?
In this case, the bark (garluwa or garlu) is cut from a coolibah tree (birirri), and then carefully burnt to make ash (julugwa or garlarra).
I started by sitting by my computer under a--well, a philodendron isn't quite a coolibah tree, but close enough--and waiting 'till my billy boiled.
Magical Dream is the only Group 3 winner in the line-up, but the Charles O'Brien-trained Coolibah boasts a third in that company to Big Break and a Listed second, while Harmonic Note and Lake Louise have course form over her.
Maybe it was too subversive to be a formal national anthem, but it is the song of Australia with its references to a swagman (hobo), coolibah (eucalyptus) tree, billabong (pool) and jumbuck (sheep).