Macquarie

[ muh-kwawr-ee, -kwor-ee ]

noun
  1. a river in SE Australia, in New South Wales, flowing NW to the Darling River. 750 miles (1,210 km) long.

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British Dictionary definitions for Macquarie (1 of 2)

Macquarie1

/ (məˈkwɒrɪ) /


noun
  1. Lachlan. 1762–1824, Australian colonial administrator; Governor of New South Wales (1809–21), noted for his reformist policies towards ex-convicts and for his record in public works such as road-building in the colony

British Dictionary definitions for Macquarie (2 of 2)

Macquarie2

/ (məˈkwɒrɪ) /


noun
  1. an Australian island in the Pacific, SE of Tasmania: noted for its species of albatross and penguin. Area: about 168 sq km (65 sq miles)

  2. a river in SE Australia, in E central New South Wales, rising in the Blue Mountains and flowing NW to the Darling. Length: about 1200 km (750 miles)

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