Entry from British & World English dictionary
An Aboriginal hut or shelter.
- The following day, Wills was so weak, he could scarcely crawl out of the mia-mia on the south bank of the Cooper.
- They had grown so careless that they did not think of pitching their mia-mias where no one could see them from a distance.
- At their campsites, Aborigines constructed simple huts, called mia-mias, using stone hatchets to remove sheets of bark from trees.
From Wathawurung (an extinct Aboriginal language) or Nyungar.
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