a coastal district of E Australia, in S New South Wales. Pop: 404 626 (2002 est)
an Australian breed of shorthorn dairy cattle noted for its high milk yield and ability to survive on poor pastures
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His next essay in this field was an excursion to Illawarra, which was always a favourite district with him.The Australian Explorers|George Grimm
The “flame tree” is a most conspicuous feature of an Illawarra landscape, the largest racemes of crimson red suggesting the name.