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  • proper n. A city in New South Wales, Australia.

Etymologies

The original Aboriginal inhabitants of the Wagga Wagga region were the Wiradjuri people and the term "Wagga" and derivatives of that word in the Wiradjuri aboriginal language is thought to mean crow. To create the plural, the Wiradjuri repeat a word, thus 'Wagga Wagga' translates to 'the place of many crows'. Other translations have also attributed the word 'wagga' to meaning, 'reeling (a sick man or a dizzy man); to dance, slide or grind'. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Not to forget Wagga Wagga, which is known as Wagga.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • For what it is worth, that is how it came about … yes, we were in a place called Wagga Wagga … oh, it's such a lovely, useless piece of information …

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  • Sorry Doc Yob, it is an established fact that the Beef Capital is in Wagga Wagga!

    Cheeseburger Gothic » The McKinney Ranch Hoedown.

  • Later in the week I had to drive to Wagga Wagga for a speech at Charles Sturt University there.

    Journal for 28 October

  • In the morning, an elderly Christian Anglo Australian gentleman named Ben gave us a tour of downtown Wagga Wagga.

    joy-in-god Diary Entry

  • I danced with Peter, who showed us around Wagga Wagga the previous day, I then danced with Duncan who was the manager of the vineyards, & then we did dances where partners were rotated.

    joy-in-god Diary Entry

  • The stars were quite bright during our 1st night in Wagga Wagga but there weren't that many!

    joy-in-god Diary Entry

  • The idea is to "trick the vine into thinking it's droughted," -- sending it into water-conservation mode, says Graeme Batten, an irrigation expert at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga.

    Vins D'angleterre?

  • My mum is at a wedding in Wagga Wagga this week and after seeing the menu for the wedding feast she told me there wasn't much on the menu that she couldn't have eaten here in London.

    Indigo Cheese Company

  • Back in November I looked at the virtual geography that Second Life had and compared it to the real world Australian city of Wagga Wagga.

    A Virtual World Winter?

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