Macquarie(redirected from Macquarie, Lachlan)
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A river of southeast Australia flowing about 950 km (590 mi) northwest to the Darling River.
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(Biography) Lachlan. 1762–1824, Australian colonial administrator; Governor of New South Wales (1809–21), noted for his reformist policies towards ex-convicts and for his record in public works such as road-building in the colony
1. (Placename) an Australian island in the Pacific, SE of Tasmania: noted for its species of albatross and penguin. Area: about 168 sq km (65 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in SE Australia, in E central New South Wales, rising in the Blue Mountains and flowing NW to the Darling. Length: about 1200 km (750 miles)
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Mac•quar•ie(məˈkwɔr i, -ˈkwɒr i)
a river in SE Australia, in New South Wales, flowing NW to the Darling River. 750 mi. (1210 km) long.
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