Barcoo

[bα:'ku:]
adjective Austral. informal relating to the remote inland area of Australia: Barcoo sickness.
Origin
C19: from the name of a river and area in western Queensland.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Barcoo — The name of the Barcoo River in western Queensland has been used since the 1880s as a shorthand reference for the hardships, privations, and living conditions of the outback. Poor diets were common in remote areas, with little access to fresh… …   Australian idioms

  • Barcoo — /baˈku/ (say bah kooh) noun 1. an inland river of south western Qld, which flows from north east of Barcaldine 550 km in a south westerly direction to join with the Thomson River to form Cooper Creek. –phrase 2. the Barcoo → Barcoo spews. {named… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Barcoo — El Río Barcoo al oeste de Queensland, Australia nace en las montañas al norte del Montañas Warrego y se une con el Río Thomson para formar el Arroyo de Cooper. Fue descubierto por Thomas Mitchell en 1846 y recibió su nombre de Victoria, el cual… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Barcoo — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Barcoo Country and Admin Code AU.04.30450 AU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Barcoo — n. river in Australia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barcoo — bar·coo …   English syllables

  • Barcoo — …   Useful english dictionary

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