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English definition of “billabong”

billabong

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɪl.ə.bɒŋ/ us    /-bɑːŋ/
In Australia, a low area of ground that was part of a river in the past and that only fills up with water from the river during a flood.Watercourses and waterfalls
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