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Burke, Robert O'Hara

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Pronunciation: /bəːk
 
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Definition of Burke, Robert O'Hara in English:

( 1820–61), Irish explorer. He led a successful expedition from south to north across Australia in the company of William Wills and two others—the first white men to make this journey. On the return journey, however, Burke, Wills, and a third companion died of starvation.

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