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Lachlan

Syllabification: Lach·lan
Pronunciation: /ˈläklən
 
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Definition of Lachlan in English:

A river of New South Wales in Australia that rises in the Great Dividing Range and flows about 920 miles (1,472 km) northwest and then southwest to join the Murrumbidgee River near the border with Victoria.

Origin

named after Lachlan Macquarie (1761–1824), the governor of New South Wales 1809–21.

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