moomba

World English Dictionary
Moomba (ˈmuːmbə)
 
n
1.  a festival held annually in Melbourne since 1954, named in the belief that moomba was an Aboriginal word meaning "Let's get together and have fun"
2.  a natural gas field in South Australia
 
[from a native Australian language moom buttocks, anus]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: moolvie
Next Definition: moon
Words Near: moomba
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for moomba
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing moomba
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature