Definition of Burke, Robert O'Hara in English:

Burke, Robert O'Hara

Line breaks: Rob¦ert O'Hara Burke
Pronunciation: /bəːk
 
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( 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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