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[lahk-luh n]
  1. a river in S New South Wales, Australia, flowing NW and SW to the Murrumbidgee River. 922 miles (1484 km) long.
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  1. a river in SE Australia, rising in central New South Wales and flowing northwest then southwest to the Murrumbidgee River. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)
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Word Origin for Lachlan

named after Lachlan Macquarie, governor of New South Wales (1809–21)
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