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Notogaea

[noh-tuh-jee-uh] /ˌnoʊ təˈdʒi ə/
noun
1.
a biogeographical division comprising the Australian region.
Also, Notogea.
Origin
< New Latin < Greek nóto(s) the south + gaîa earth, land
Related forms
Notogaean, noun, adjective
Notogaeal, Notogaeic, adjective
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Notogaean

/ˌnəʊtəˈdʒiːən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Notogaea, a zoogeographical area comprising the Australasian region
adjective
2.
of or relating to Notogaea or its inhabitants

Notogaea

/ˌnəʊtəˈdʒiːə/
noun
1.
a zoogeographical area comprising the Australasian region Compare Arctogaea, Neogaea
Word Origin
C19: from Greek notos south wind + gaia land
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