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Published: 06 December 2016

1600 Pages

11.0 x 9.1 inches

ISBN: 9780195550269

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The Australian National Dictionary

Australian Words and Their Origins - 2 Volumes A-L and M-Z

Second Edition

Bruce Moore

  • It differs from general dictionaries in being based on historical principles, like the comprehensive Oxford English Dictionary. This means it describes the full history of a word, starting with its earliest appearance, establishing its origin, and documenting its use over time.
  • There is detailed information on the origins of these Australian words, including comprehensive coverage of more than 550 words that have been borrowed from 100 Aboriginal languages.
  • Includes more than 16,000 Australian terms

New to this Edition:

  • All entries from the first edition have been thoroughly revised and updated and 6000 new entries have been added.

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