mia-mia

[ mahy-uh-mahy-uh ]
/ ˈmaɪ əˌmaɪ ə /

noun

a temporary, hutlike shelter built by Aboriginal tribes in Australia.

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Origin of mia-mia

1835–45; < Ganay (or Kurnai, Australian Aboriginal language spoken in Gippsland, Victoria), recorded as mai-mai camp, hut
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