Billabong (lake) facts for kids
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Billabong is an Australian English word meaning a small lake, specifically an oxbow lake. Billabongs are usually formed when the path of a creek or river changes, leaving a dead end. Some people say there is a Scottish Gaelic origin, but the word is most likely from the Wiradjuri term bilabaŋ.
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