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  • proper n. An indigenous people of southwestern Australia
  • proper n. The common language of an indigenous people of southwestern Australia
  • adj. Pertaining to and/or describing either the language, persons or culture of the Noongar people


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  • Protesters carried a small tent labelled Noongar Tent Embassy'' which they planned to set up at State Parliament this afternoon. | Top Stories

  • Kwongan is a term adapted from the Aboriginal Noongar language to cover the various Western Australian types of shrubland, comparable with the maquis, chaparral, and fynbos of other countries with Mediterranean-type systems.

    Biological diversity in Southwest Australia

  • "Noongar (NEW-ahr) or Nyungar people" It's /'ɲʊŋə(ɹ)/, basically, which is what I think most people reading Noongar or Nyungar might well come up with on their own. QUIPU.

  • I've seen your spelling as well as Nyungah, Nyungar, and Noongar. ABORIGINES.

  • Earlier she was presented with an Aboriginal message stick during a welcome to country by elders of the local Noongar people. | Top Stories

  • As a motorcade brings the leaders and their spouses to Perth's convention centre, the Noongar elders will conduct the traditional ceremony. | Top Stories

  • The majority of Noongar people, who number around 35,000, appear to favour reaching a deal, which is expected after by the end of the year. | Top Stories

  • The protesters have called their camp under gum trees on the banks of the Swan the Noongar tent embassy. | Top Stories

  • About 30 people were at the camp on Heirisson Island in the Swan River today to protest against a proposed $1 billion native title settlement for the Noongar people of the state's southwest. | Top Stories

  • Mr Barnett told Fairfax Radio today that signing the deal would be a courageous and big step by the Noongar people'', giving them self-determination and a future fund to benefit their people. | Top Stories


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