/ (ˈmuːmbə) /
a festival held annually in Melbourne since 1954, named in the belief that moomba was an Aboriginal word meaning "Let's get together and have fun"
a natural gas field in South Australia
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Word Origin for Moomba
from a native Australian language moom buttocks, anus
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Example sentences from the Web for moomba
The evening wound up at Moomba, where Casey knew everyone from Mark Ronson to Damon Dash.