Definition of Australia Day in English:

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Australia Day

Pronunciation: /ɒˈstreɪliədeɪ/


A national public holiday in Australia, commemorating the founding on 26 January 1788 of the colony of New South Wales.
Example sentences
  • The Commonwealth created an Australia Day Council in 1946 to raise public awareness of the day.
  • Young people are certainly not forgotten in the Australia Day celebrations, and one of the great activities is an Australia Day Breakdance Competition.
  • She had arrived home from America only two weeks earlier just to end up in Canberra to perform in an Australia Day concert.
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