Meaning of “billabong” in the English Dictionary

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"billabong" in British English

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billabongnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪl.ə.bɒŋ/ us /ˈbɪl.ə.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.

(Definition of “billabong” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)