Definition of Botany Bay in English:

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Botany Bay

Pronunciation: /bɒtəniˈbeɪ/
An inlet of the Tasman Sea in New South Wales, Australia, just south of Sydney. It was the site of Captain James Cook’s landing in 1770 and of an early British penal settlement.

Origin

Named by Cook after the large variety of plants collected there by his companion, Sir Joseph Banks.

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