alcheringa

[al-chuh-ring-guh]
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noun

(often initial capital letter) dreamtime.

Nearby words

  1. alchemist,
  2. alchemist, the,
  3. alchemistic,
  4. alchemize,
  5. alchemy,
  6. alchevsk,
  7. alchuine,
  8. alcibiades,
  9. alcid,
  10. alcides

Origin of alcheringa

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

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British Dictionary definitions for alcheringa

alcheringa

noun

another name for Dreamtime

Word Origin for alcheringa

from a native Australian language, literally: dream time

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