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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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