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The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English
by Bruce Moore
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0195534425, Hardcover)This compact, authoritative dictionary presents completely revised Australian pronunciations and up-to-date Australian spellings and their alternatives, full coverage of historical influences on Australian English--such as convict terms and the language of the gold-rushes--and includes definitions and etymologies for words of Aboriginal origin and Aboriginal English words. Edited at the Australian National Dictionary Centre, this publication heralds a new era in Australian lexicography.
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Includes detailed coverage of international and Australian English, including Australian idioms and colloquialisms, words from Australian history, and terms for flora and fauna.
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