alcheringa

[al-chuh-ring-guh]

Origin of alcheringa

First recorded in 1895–1900, alcheringa is from the Aranda word aljerreŋe
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alcheringa

noun
  1. another name for Dreamtime

Word Origin for alcheringa

from a native Australian language, literally: dream time
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