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Relating to the remote inland area of Australia.‘Barcoo sickness’
isolated, remote, out of the way, outlying, off the beaten track, in the depths of …, hard to find, lonely, in the back of beyond, in the hinterlands, off the map, in the middle of nowhere, godforsaken, obscure, inaccessible, cut-off, tucked away, unreachableView synonyms
- ‘The Outer Barcoo Interpretation Centre is open 7 Days a week and can cater for Group Bookings by appointment.’
- ‘Each link below will provide you with recycling information for the Barcoo Shire Council area.’
- ‘The Barcoo Sub-basin forms the southern part of the Browse Basin of Australia's northwestern margin.’
Late 19th century: from the name of a river (and the surrounding country) in western Queensland.
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