Example sentences for: anabranch

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  • So Wiradhuri words like corella and gang-gang , names for cockatoos, kookaburra , a kingfisher, boggi , a lizard, belah , a Casuarina, billabong anabranch, gilgai waterhole, and bondi , a club, became parts of everyday Australian English, as did the Kamilaroi words brolga , a crane, budgerigar , a small parrot, coolamon wooden vessel or basin, gundy , yet another word for hut, and towri country, the traditional territory of an Aboriginal people, the Yuwaalaraay words galah , a parrot, and gidgee , an acacia, and words common to Kamilaroi and Yuwaalaraay like the names of other species of acacia such as boree and mulga .

  • Billabong is first recorded in the 1830s in southeastern New South Wales as a name in the Wiradhuri language for a watercourse which flows after rain, and hence any backwater, blind creek, or anabranch left in the arm of a river, a pool which is left when the connecting stream dries up.

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