What is another word for billabong?

Pronunciation: [bˈɪlɐbˌɒŋ] (IPA)

Billabong is a term primarily used in Australian English that refers to a stagnant pool of water formed in a dry river bed during the rainy season. There are several synonyms for billabong which include gilgai, waterhole, lagoon, and backwater. Gilgai is an Aboriginal term used to refer to small, water-filled depressions found in flat, clay landscapes. Waterhole is a term used to describe a natural or artificial reservoir of water that serves as a watering place for wildlife. Lagoon refers to a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by a shallow or narrow barrier. Backwater refers to a part of a river or stream where the water flows slowly due to reduced velocity.

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What are the hypernyms for Billabong?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Billabong?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Billabong

My word, I'd like to have the driving of those horses-in a good light buggy on the billabong track!"
"Captain Jim"
Mary Grant Bruce
But just imagine what it would be if we didn't know we were going back to billabong some day!"
"Captain Jim"
Mary Grant Bruce
"Then when we go back to billabong, Dad, couldn't we turn it all into a place for partly-disabled soldiers,-where they could work a bit, just as much as they were able to, but they'd be sure of a home and wouldn't have any anxiety.
"Captain Jim"
Mary Grant Bruce

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