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flooded gum

noun

  1. any of various eucalyptus trees of Australia, esp Eucalyptus saligna (the Sydney blue gum), that grow in damp soil


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A circumstance that surprised us much, was the re-appearance of the flooded-gum upon its banks, and that too of a large size.

Flooded-gum overhung the inner banks of the river, or grew upon the many islands, with casuarina.

He found that it narrowed in width, and that its banks became steep, with a fine avenue of flooded-gum trees overhanging them.

On the small well-grassed flats along the watercourse, the flooded-gum and apple-trees grew to a considerable size.

The flooded-gum, however, kept its place, and frequently attained to a great size.

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