Definition of Ross River in US English:

Ross River


Virology Medicine
  • Attributive Designating the disease caused by, or infection with, this virus; especially in "Ross River fever".


1960s (in an earlier sense). From Ross River, the name of a river near Townsville on the west coast of Queensland, Australia, source of the mosquitoes from which the virus was first isolated.


Ross River

/rɒs ˈrɪvə/