a ballot containing the names of all the candidates for public office, handed to the voter at the polling station to be marked in secret: so called because it originated in Australia.
- Australian bluebell creeper
an evergreen twining shrub, Sollya heterophylla, of western Australia, having nodding blue flowers in terminal clusters.
- Australian capital territory
a federal territory on the continent of Australia in the SE part: includes Canberra, capital of the Commonwealth of Australia. 939 sq. mi. (2430 sq. km). noun a territory of SE Australia, within New South Wales: consists of two exclaves, one containing Canberra, the capital of Australia, and one at Jervis Bay (the latter sometimes […]
- Australian cattle dog
one of an Australian breed of medium-sized herding dogs with a blue, blue-mottled, or red-speckled coat, developed by cross breeding the Australian kelpie, dingo, and collie. noun a compact strongly-built dog of a breed with pricked ears and a smooth bluish-grey coat, often used for controlling and moving cattle
- Australian crawl
a crawl in which the swimmer kicks twice with one leg for each stroke of the opposite arm. Historical Examples What fun they had diving from the spring board and learning the “Australian crawl.” Mary Lee the Red Cross Girl Helen Hart