[ bom-bawr-uh ]
/ bɒmˈbɔr ə /
a hidden reef of rocks.
a dangerous eddy over such a reef.
Origin of bombora
1930–35; perhaps < Dharuk bumbora name of a current off Dobroyde Head, Port Jackson
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British Dictionary definitions for bombora
/ (bɒmˈbɔːrə) /
a submerged reef
a turbulent area of sea over such a reef
Word Origin for bombora
from a native Australian language
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