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BILLABONG

 Dictionary entry overview: What does billabong mean? 

BILLABONG (noun)
  The noun BILLABONG has 2 senses:

1. a stagnant pool of water in the bed of a stream that flows intermittently
2. a branch of a river made by water flowing from the main stream only when the water level is high

  Familiarity information: BILLABONG used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BILLABONG (noun)


Sense 1billabong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A stagnant pool of water in the bed of a stream that flows intermittently

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("billabong" is a kind of...):

pool; puddle (a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid)

Domain region:

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)


Sense 2billabong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A branch of a river made by water flowing from the main stream only when the water level is high

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("billabong" is a kind of...):

branch (a stream or river connected to a larger one)


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