Definitions

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  • proper noun the women's national association football representative team of Australia

Etymologies

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After the song Waltzing Matilda.

Examples

  • Kerr, 16 - one of the youngest players to join the national Australian women's football team, also called the Matildas - says she is "very excited, but nervous too".

    NewsBlaze.com Current News - Top Stories

  • The Matildas were then destroyed by the Semos & 75's.

    Camp Cromwell 08/05/09

  • Australian goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri can't reach this shot from Brazil's Cristiane late in the Matildas '3-2 loss to the South American squad.

    Norway, Brazil advance to semifinals

  • The Matildas were then destroyed by the Semos & 75's.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Path to World Cup: The Matildas qualified by making it to the Asia continental final, but they blew a 2-0 lead against China and lost on penalty kicks to finish second.

    Women's World Cup team previews

  • When the 88 was tested, it was erroneously concluded that it could not penetrate the armour of a Matilda beyond 440 yards, so Matildas continued to be deployed against it, with disastrous results.

    The end of the beginning

  • Nick had 3 Infantry sread accross the front, supported by a double 25pdr battery, Matildas, HMGs + 4 6pdrs in ambush.

    Camp Cromwell 21/08/07

  • In reserve were Matildas, HMGs in bugs, Bugs & Bofors.

    At Grigsy's 07/06/07

  • The Matildas came on 1st turn & the Indians immediately assaulted both objectives.

    At Grigsy's 07/06/07

  • The Matildas decided they might as well die attacking the Engineers as be picked off by Stugs.

    Archive 2007-06-01

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