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Macquarie

[muh-kwawr-ee, -kwor-ee] /məˈkwɔr i, -ˈkwɒr i/
noun
1.
a river in SE Australia, in New South Wales, flowing NW to the Darling River. 750 miles (1210 km) long.
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Macquarie1

/məˈkwɒrɪ/
noun
1.
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/
noun
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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