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A river of southeast Australia rising in the Australian Alps and flowing about 2,530 km (1,570 mi) northwest then south to an arm of the Indian Ocean south of Adelaide.
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|Noun||1.||Murray River - a southeast Australian river; flows westward and then south into the Indian Ocean at Adelaide|
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
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
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