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<. In 1817 Gov. L; cf. Walde, Alois, "Lateinisches etymologisches W√∂rterbuch," 3rd. ed., vol. 1, p.87; Ernout, Alfred, and Meillet, Alfred, “Dictionnaire √©tymologique de la langue latine,” 2nd. ed., p.94. Or perhaps the connection is more ancient, and from PIE root *aus- “to shine,” source of aurora, which also produces words for “burning,” with reference to the “hot” south wind that blows into Italy. Thus auster “(hot) south wind,” metaphorically extended to “south.”

Capital of Australia, located in southeastern Australia.

Nation occupying the whole of Australia, the smallest continent, between the Indian Ocean and the southwest Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney.

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