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bombora

[bom-bawr-uh] /bɒmˈbɔr ə/
noun, Australian
1.
a hidden reef of rocks.
2.
a dangerous eddy over such a reef.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; perhaps < Dharuk bumbora name of a current off Dobroyde Head, Port Jackson
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bombora

/bɒmˈbɔːrə/
noun (Austral)
1.
a submerged reef
2.
a turbulent area of sea over such a reef
Word Origin
from a native Australian language
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