macquarie river


[muh-kwawr-ee, -kwor-ee]
a river in SE Australia, in New South Wales, flowing NW to the Darling River. 750 miles (1210 km) long. Unabridged
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Macquarie1 (məˈkwɒrɪ)
Lachlan. 1762--1824, Australian colonial administrator; Governor of New South Wales (1809--21), noted for his reformist policies towards ex-convicts and for his record in public works such as road-building in the colony

Macquarie2 (məˈkwɒrɪ)
1.  an Australian island in the Pacific, SE of Tasmania: noted for its species of albatross and penguin. Area: about 168 sq km (65 sq miles)
2.  a river in SE Australia, in E central New South Wales, rising in the Blue Mountains and flowing NW to the Darling. Length: about 1200 km (750 miles)

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