Definition of Kamilaroi in English:

Kamilaroi

Line breaks: Ka¦mila|roi
Pronunciation: /kəˈmɪlərɔɪ
 
/

noun (plural same)

  • 1A member of a group of Australian Aboriginal peoples of north-eastern New South Wales.
    More example sentences
    • The Kamilaroi had been attacking stock and had killed several stockmen in the area; aggrieved squatters were demanding that government provide ‘protection’.
    • The Kamilaroi were nomadic hunters and gatherers with a band-level social organization.
    • However, there are thousands of people of mixed descent both within the native populations as well as immigrant populations, who identify themselves as Kamilaroi.
  • 2 [mass noun] The extinct language of the Kamilaroi.
    More example sentences
    • I have found numerous cognates between Kamilaroi and Tamil of India.
    • Kamilaroi is also taught in some Australian schools.

adjective

Back to top  
  • Relating to the Kamilaroi or their language.
    More example sentences
    • He was born at Condobolin, NewSouth Wales, of Wiradjuri and Kamilaroi descent.
    • Tim Lehâ is 26-years-old, of Kamilaroi and Tongan heritage.
    • She may be Kamilaroi woman, and if she's a Kamilaroi woman, well then she needs Kamilaroi spiritual philosophy.

Origin

the name in Kamilaroi.

More definitions of Kamilaroi

Definition of Kamilaroi in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space