|A billabong at the Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia|
(photos by Alberto Otero Garcia)
Noun. Australian. Mid-19th century.
[Aboriginal Billibang Bell River, from billa water, bang channel dry except after rain.]
A branch of a river, forming a blind channel, backwater, or stagnant pool.
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