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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A monolithic sandstone formation, 863 m (2,831 ft) high, of central Australia. Ayers Rock is considered sacred by the Aboriginal peoples in the region.

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  • proper noun A giant, red-colored free-standing monadnock in the south of Northern Territory in Central Australia, now known by its indigenous name, Uluru.

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  • Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is that gimongous sandstone bump in the middle of the Australian Outback.

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  • Elizabeth Morris, the coroner for the Northern Territory, has said she will open a fourth inquiry into the world-famous case, which centred on the disappearance and presumed death of nine-week-old Azaria in 1980 as her family camped in the shadow of Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock.

    Dingo baby case that divided a nation could be closed at last

  • She along with 90 audience members will have a barbecue dinner cooked by Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone on Wednesday before flying on Thursday to Uluru, Australia's famous red sandstone monolith in the central Outback which is also known as Ayers Rock, Ten reported.

    Oprah Lands In Australia To Join Her Giddy Guests

  • She along with 90 audience members will have a barbecue dinner cooked by Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone on Wednesday before flying on Thursday to Uluru, Australia's famous red sandstone monolith in the central Outback which is also known as Ayers Rock, Ten reported.

    Oprah Lands In Australia To Join Her Giddy Guests

  • She along with 90 audience members will have a barbecue dinner cooked by Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone on Wednesday before flying on Thursday to Uluru, Australia's famous red sandstone monolith in the central Outback which is also known as Ayers Rock, Ten reported.

    Oprah Lands In Australia To Join Her Giddy Guests

  • Barbara Tjikatu, a traditional owner of Uluru, which is also known as Ayers Rock, and the only surviving Aboriginal tracker who searched for Azaria the night she disappeared, told Ten Network television news on Tuesday that she had no doubt that a dingo took the baby.

    Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, Wrongly Accused Mother, Renews Plea To Name Dingo As Baby's Killer

  • She along with 90 audience members will have a barbecue dinner cooked by Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone on Wednesday before flying on Thursday to Uluru, Australia's famous red sandstone monolith in the central Outback which is also known as Ayers Rock, Ten reported.

    Oprah Lands In Australia To Join Her Giddy Guests

  • The most famous dingo attack in Australia was in 1980, when Lindy Chamberlain reported seeing a dog carry her infant daughter, Azaria, away from a tent during a camping trip to Uluru formerly known as Ayers Rock.

    The Guardian World News

  • Barbara Tjikatu, a traditional owner of Uluru, which is also known as Ayers Rock, and the only surviving Aboriginal tracker who searched for Azaria the night she disappeared, told Ten

    The Seattle Times

  • Significant: Ayers Rock, which is World-Heritage listed, is considered sacred by the Aboriginal people

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