Definition of Alcheringa in English:


Line breaks: Al¦cher|inga
Pronunciation: /ˌaltʃəˈrɪŋgə/

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(also Alchera /ˈaltʃərə/)


  • (In the mythology of some Australian Aborigines) the ‘golden age’ when the first ancestors were created. Also called Dreamtime.


late 19th century: from Arrernte aljerre-nge 'in the Dreamtime'.

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