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Notogaea

or No·to·ge·a

[ noh-tuh-jee-uh ]
/ ˌnoʊ təˈdʒi ə /
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noun

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 Notogaea

No·to·gae·an, noun, adjectiveNo·to·gae·al, No·to·gae·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Notogaea

Notogaea
/ (ˌnəʊtəˈdʒiːə) /

noun

a zoogeographical area comprising the Australasian regionCompare Arctogaea, Neogaea

Word Origin for Notogaea

C19: from Greek notos south wind + gaia land
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