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austral

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Austral \Aus"tral\, adjective [L. australis, fr. auster: cf. F. austral.]

1. Southern; lying or being in the south; as, austral land; austral ocean.

2. (Biogeography) Designating, or pertaining to, a zone extending across North America between the Transition and Tropical zones, and including most of the United States and central Mexico except the mountainous parts. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Austral signs} (Astron.), the last six signs of the zodiac, or those south of the equator.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

austral

adjective

1: of the south or coming from the south; "sailed the austral seas"

noun

1: the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos


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