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 (ô′sē, ô′zē)
n. Informal
1. A native or inhabitant of Australia.
a. An Australian shepherd.
b. A dog of a breed developed in Australia, such as an Australian cattle dog.

Aus′sie adj.
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adj, n
1. (Placename) an informal word for Australian, Australia
2. (Peoples) an informal word for Australian, Australia
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(ˈɔ si; esp. Brit. ˈɒz i, ˈɔ zi)

an Australian.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aussie - a native or inhabitant of AustraliaAussie - a native or inhabitant of 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
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Aboriginal, Australian Aborigine, native Australian, Aborigine - a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
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adj (= Australian) → aussie
n (= Australian) → Aussie mf
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(= person)Australier(in) m(f)
(Austral: = country) → Australien nt; (= dialect)australisches Englisch
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