or Down Under
Australia or New Zealand.
in, to, or into Australia or New Zealand.
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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of down under
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby down under
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Example sentences from the Web for down under
Overawed and mystified the lone passenger from Down-Under took in the scene while the big plane circled with diminished speed.
Her respect for the strange, the birdlike man from Down-Under skyrocketed.
British Dictionary definitions for down under
/ informal /
Australia or New Zealand
in or to Australia or New Zealand
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