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down under

noun
1.
Australia or New Zealand.
2.
in, to, or into Australia or New Zealand.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for down-under

down under

noun
1.
Australia or New Zealand
adverb
2.
in or to Australia or New Zealand
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Slang definitions & phrases for down-under

Down Under

adverb phrase

In Australia and/or New Zealand; in the Antipodes

noun phrase

: They're from Down Under (1890s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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