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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A branch of a river made by water flowing from the main stream only when the water level is high; A stagnant pool of water in the bed of a stream that flows intermittently.

Usage examples (30)
  • A fossicker is one who goes along the river banks panning for gold, and a billabong is a water-hole or washing place.
  • "Once a jolly swagman, sat beside a billabong ..."
  • Oh there once was a swagman who camped in the billabong
  • A story is told of an old fossicker who made his camp by a billabong. for more
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