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Wilcannia

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Wilcannia is a small town located within the Central Darling Shire in north western New South Wales, Australia. This was the third largest inland port in the country during the great river boat era of the mid-19th century. At the 2011 census, Wilcannia had a population of 604.

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Google previewA Geography of Australasia (1916)

by Thomas Griffith Taylor

Wilcannia is a river port, collecting wool and mineral products, which steamers carry to Morgan (South Australia), Goolwa (South Australia), or Echuca (Victoria), for transhipment to Adelaide 0r Melbourne. 150. The Murray and its Towns.

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

¦ Ray Puxley, Cockney Rabbit, 1992 Wilcannia shower. noun. a dust storm AUSTRALIA, 1945 Wilcannia is an inland town.

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Australia (2012)

by Rough Guides

Nowadays Wilcannia is a cheerless, boarded-up place, with high unemployment and alcoholism affecting the significant Aboriginal population. There's a bank, shop, two motels, a post office and a service station in town, but the fortified pub is ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: J-Z (2006)

by Eric Partridge

Ray Pu«ley, Cockney Rabbit, 1992 Wilcannia shower noun a dust storm AUSTRALIA, 1945 Wilcannia is an inland town in New South Wales. Other locations similarly used by nature, weather and irony: Bedourie, Bogan, Bourke, Cobar, ...

Google previewLongmans' Gazetteer of the World (1902)

by George Goudie Chisholm

Wilcannia is a riverport on the Darling, and has considerable trade. Excellent opals have been found, and gold and various minerals in the surrounding country. Mean annual rsall. (13 yrs.), 10.83 in. §: . E. P. -:2500. Wilchingen, vil., Switzd.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Australia: yellow garland lily, Wilcannia lily C. purp lire urn R. Br. (Calostemma carneum Lindley) Australia: purple bells, Wilcannia lily, garland lily, purple garland ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

UK, 1992 Wilcannia shower noun a dust storm. Wilcannia is an inland town in New South Wales. Other locations similarly used by nature, weather and irony: Bedourie, Bogan, Bourke, Cobar, Darling and Wimmera. AUSTRALIA, 1945 wilco ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (2016)

11th Edition by Various Authors

The town is the seat of the Roman Catholic bishop of Wilcannia ...

Google previewCatholic Encyclopedia (1912)

Wilcannia, DIOCESE OF (WILCANNIENSIs), in New South Wales, one of the six suffragan sees of Sydney, consists for the most part of the western portions of the older dioceses of Bathurst, Armidale, and Goulburn. It is composed of nearly ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: A-I (2006)

by Eric Partridge

Other locations similarly used by nature, weather and irony: Bedourie, Bogan, Cobar, Darling, Wilcannia and Wimmera. Bournville Boulevard noun the anus, the rectum uk Cadbury's chocolate is made in Bournville, in Birmingham; a UK ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)

by Herbert B. Mason

Wilcannia. Gross tonnage, 36,ooo. Lundy Island Light, situated on the ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE 8th Edition

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