Murrumbidgee


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Mur·rum·bidg·ee

 (mûr′əm-bĭj′ē)
A river of southeast Australia rising in the Australian Alps and flowing about 1,690 km (1,050 mi) westward to the Murray River.
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Murrumbidgee

(ˌmʌrəmˈbɪdʒɪ)
n
(Placename) a river in SE Australia, rising in S New South Wales and flowing north and west to the Murray River: important for irrigation. Length: 1690 km (1050 miles)
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Mur•rum•bidg•ee

(ˌmɜr əmˈbɪdʒ i)

n.
a river in SE Australia, flowing W through New South Wales to the Murray River. 1050 mi. (1690 km) long.
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Noun1.Murrumbidgee - a river of southeastern AustraliaMurrumbidgee - a river of southeastern Australia; flows westward into the Murray River
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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Captain Sturt, [11] when descending the Murrumbidgee, in Australia, saw two emus in the act of swimming.
Prior to this, Raveen was the Managing Director of Murrumbidgee Irrigation Limited, which is a private water company in Australia.
Soil was collected from commercial cotton growing fields in the Macquarie, Murrumbidgee, Moree, Namoi, St George, southern New South Wales (NSW) and Darling Downs regions (Fig.
The conference was organised by the New South Wales Government, Health Murrumbidgee, the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and Public Health Nursing Murrumbidgee.
On 8th April the battalion moved to Weston Camp, Scherpenberg, for training and to provide working parties for the Royal Engineers and ten days later to Murrumbidgee Camp near La Clytte.
Tellingly, in 1854, approximately 20 years after the first significant incursions into the region by British colonists, missionary Thomas Goodwin (1854, in Massola 1970:14) recorded six tribes within a distance of approximately 300 miles 'between the junction of the Murrumbidgee with the Murray, and the South Australian boundary' numbering between 100 to 250 individuals.
They argued for a water conservation scheme to divert the waters of the Snowy River to the west of their state only, to expand their existing Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA) in the Riverina region (Figure 1).
Also known as a monkey stick, a mendoza or even a Murrumbidgee river rattler, it's a broom handle with beer-bottle caps loosely attached.
We passed or lingered in dozens of typical British-sounding suburbs and towns like Newcastle, Richmond, Liverpool and Devonport - and then there were places whose names lingered long after we had passed them: Woolloomooloo, Wollongong, Illawarra, Katoomba, Gundagai, Murrumbidgee, Whakarewarewa, Matamata, Rangitoto, Takapuna, Puhinui, Papatoetoe ...
"Murrumbidgee Local Health District (LHD) is paying public patients to go across the road to Calvary private hospital, at a high cost to the taxpayer, because we don't have the staff to look after them."