Botany Bay

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noun

a bay on the SE coast of Australia, near Sydney: site of early British penal colony.

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Botany Bay

noun

an inlet of the Tasman Sea, on the SE coast of Australia: surrounded by the suburbs of Sydney
(in the 19th century) a British penal settlement that was in fact at Port Jackson, New South Wales
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