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noun as in back country

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Strictly speaking, driving your Outback to the outback is not what causes gas drilling at your campsite.

Our study published in the journal PeerJ documents Australotitan cooperensis – Australia’s largest dinosaur species ever discovered, and the largest land-dwelling species to have walked the outback.

She traveled around the Australian outback with a paleontologist searching for clues to how giant mammals went extinct 40,000 years ago.

Still, New South Wales officials are concerned after an 18-year-old Sydney man tested positive after traveling to outback areas including Broken Hill for a camping trip.

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In September, Australia’s Qantas airways claimed that customers snapped up seats on a seven-hour flight over Australia’s Gold Coast and outback wilderness within 10 minutes of them going live.

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His big break came in 1992 when an aging cardinal plucked him from his outback and persuaded the Vatican to make him a bishop.

The couple will leave George in Canberra to travel to Uluru, or Ayers Rock, in the Outback.

She was cast into the limelight as a contestant on Survivor: The Australian Outback in 2001.

In the wake of this news, 10 tidbits on the dogs who roam the outback.

Dingoes are unique to Australia and can be found in the outback.

I can imagine some stockman in the outback taking umbrage at a kangaroo asserting its equality.

There seems a quiet sort of sadness always running through outback humour—whether alleged or otherwise.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outback, such as: wilderness, bush, country, remote, and rural.

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