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[dahy-uh-muh n-tee-nuh]
  1. an intermittent river in E Australia, flowing S to Lake Eyre. 560 miles (900 km) long.
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  • In many cases, the watercourses which he thought to be independent creeks, are but ana-branches of the Diamantina.

    The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work

    Ernest Favenc

  • The great day appeared to Diamantina to be long in coming, but, like other days, it came at last.

  • Diamantina is the commercial centre of an extensive region, and has long been noted for its wealth.

  • Diamantina , a district in Brazil, in the province of Minas Geraes, rich in diamonds.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • I left the following morning to cover the 37 miles to Diamantina Lakes Station.

    Reminiscences of Queensland

    William Henry Corfield