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South Australia

noun
  1. a state in S Australia. 380,070 sq. mi. (984,380 sq. km). Capital: Adelaide.
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Related formsSouth Australian, adjective, noun
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  • This beautiful little warbler, so splendidly illustrated in the work of Mr. Gould, is common in South-Australia.

    Expedition into Central Australia

    Charles Sturt


British Dictionary definitions for south australia

South Australia

noun
  1. a state of S central Australia, on the Great Australian Bight: generally arid, with the Great Victoria Desert in the west central part, the Lake Eyre basin in the northeast, and the Flinders Ranges, Murray River basin, and salt lakes in the southeast. Capital: Adelaide. Pop: 1 531 375 (2003 est). Area: 984 395 sq km 380 070 (sq miles)
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