pindan

pindan
/pin"deuhn, -dan/, n. Australian.
1. semiarid country; scrubland.
2. the scrubs, grasses, and small trees covering scrublands.
[1930-35; perh. < an Australian Aboriginal language]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pindan — est le nom donné à la région au sol rouge située dans le sud ouest du Kimberley en Australie Occidentale. Le mot «pindan» a été mentionné pour la première fois sous forme écrite en août 1884 dans l’Inquirer de Perth. Le terme vient de la langue… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pindan — /ˈpɪndæn/ (say pindan) noun 1. semi arid country typical of the south western Kimberley region in WA. 2. the red soil typical of the region. 3. Also, pindan scrub. the low vegetation or scrub which occurs in the region. 4. any of various plants… …  

  • pindan — /pin deuhn, dan/, n. Australian. 1. semiarid country; scrubland. 2. the scrubs, grasses, and small trees covering scrublands. [1930 35; perh. < an Australian Aboriginal language] * * * …   Universalium

  • List of Acacia species — Several cladistic analyses have shown that the genus Acacia is not monophyletic. While the subg. Acacia and subg. Phyllodineae are monophyletic, subg. Aculeiferum is not. This subgenus consists of three clades.Therefore, the following list of… …   Wikipedia

  • Goldsworthy, Western Australia — Goldsworthy Western Australia 1964 photograph showing iron ore outcrops on the top of Mount Goldsworthy before mining commenced …   Wikipedia

  • Diporiphora — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia …   Wikipedia

  • Dampier Peninsula — Cape Leveque at sunset The Dampier Peninsula is a peninsula located north of Broome and Roebuck Bay in Western Australia. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean to the west and north, and King Sound to the east. The northernmost part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Dampierland — The IBRA regions, with Dampierland in red Dampierland is an Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) region in Western Australia.[1][2] This a …   Wikipedia

  • Geography of Western Australia — Western Australia occupies nearly one third of the Australian continent.Due to the size and the isolation of the state, considerable emphasis has been made of these features; it is the second largest administrative territory in the world, after… …   Wikipedia

  • List of reptiles of Western Australia — This is a list of reptiles of Western Australia:Crocodylia (Crocodiles);Crocodylidae * Crocodylus johnstoni (Freshwater Crocodile) * Crocodylus porosus (Estuarine Crocodile, Salt Water Crocodile)Testudines (Turtles);Chelidae * Chelodina kuchlingi …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”