The Australian Oxford Paperback Dictionary

The Australian Oxford Paperback Dictionary
Author/editor: Bruce Moore
Year published: 2011


Fifth Edition. Bruce Moore. Oxford University Press, 2011. 943 pages. ISBN 9780195578638.

A brand-new edition of this comprehensive Australian dictionary, edited at the Australian National Dictionary Centre with a special emphasis on Australian culture and history. Words that have been borrowed into Australian English from Aboriginal languages are given detailed treatment—the etymology section specifies the language from which each of the words has been borrowed, and all of the languages (about 70) can be located on the map provided. Includes more than 70,000 headwords.

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