[ noh-tuh-jee-uh ]
/ ˌnoʊ təˈdʒi ə /
a biogeographical division comprising the Australian region.
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Origin of Notogaea
<New Latin <Greek nóto(s) the south + gaîa earth, land
OTHER WORDS FROM NotogaeaNo·to·gae·an, noun, adjectiveNo·to·gae·al, No·to·gae·ic, adjective
Words nearby Notogaea
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British Dictionary definitions for Notogaea
/ (ˌnəʊtəˈdʒiːə) /
Word Origin for Notogaea
C19: from Greek notos south wind + gaia land
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