botany bay

Australian Slang
to run away, e.g. do a botany

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Botany Bay — is a bay in Sydney, New South Wales, a few kilometres south of the Sydney central business district. Two runways of Sydney Airport extend into the bay. Botany Bay was the site of James Cook s first landing of HMS Endeavour on the continent of… …   Wikipedia

  • Botany Bay — Image satellite de Botany Bay. Géographie humaine Pays côtier(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Botany Bay — Bot a*ny Bay A harbor on the east coast of Australia, and an English convict settlement there; so called from the number of new plants found on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770. [1913 Webster] Note: Hence, any place to which desperadoes …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botany Bay —   [ bɔtənɪ beɪ], geschützte Meeresbucht an der Pazifikküste Australiens, rd. 10 km südlich von Sydney, mit dem Industrievorort Botany (Erdölraffinerie, bedeutender Containerhafen). In der Botany Bay landete am 29. 4. 1770 J. Cook und entdeckte… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Botany Bay — [bät′ n ē] bay on the SE coast of Australia, near Sydney: site of Captain Cook s original landing in Australia …   English World dictionary

  • Botany Bay — es una ensenada del Océano Pacífico sur ubicada al sudeste de Australia. Localizándose al sur de Sydney al salir de Port Jackson, cuenta con aproximadamente 6 millas (10 km) de extensión. Fue el escenario de la primera población australiana… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Botany Bay — Botany Bay, bahía de * * * Ensenada del océano Pacífico sur, en el sudeste de Australia. Se ubica al sur de Sydney cerca de Port Jackson y mide alrededor de 10 km (6 mi) en su punto más ancho. Fue el escenario del primer desembarco en tierras… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Botany Bay — Luftaufnahme der Botany Bay 33.983333333333151.18333333333 Koordinaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Botany Bay — /bɒtəni ˈbeɪ/ (say botuhnee bay) noun 1. a bay on the eastern coast of Australia, 8 km south of Sydney; site of Captain James Cook s first landing in Australia; original destination of the First Fleet. –adjective 2. Obsolete of or relating to NSW …   Australian English dictionary

  • Botany Bay —    Voir Les Bagnards de Botany Bay …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Botany Bay — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Botany Bay Country and Admin Code AU.02.11100 AU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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