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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Billabong  \Bil"la*bong`\,  n.  [Native  name.] 
  In  Australia,  a  blind  channel  leading  out  from  a  river;  -- 
  sometimes  called  an  {anabranch}.  This  is  the  sense  of  the 
  word  as  used  in  the  Public  Works  Department;  but  the  term  has 
  also  been  locally  applied  to  mere  back-waters  forming 
  stagnant  pools  and  to  certain  water  channels  arising  from  a 
  source. 




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