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Our word of the week is MooroolbarkAccording to  Boxes 4-5:...


Our word of the week is Mooroolbark

According to 

Boxes 4-5: Survey forms and correspondence received by the Royal Anthropological Society of Australasia regarding Aboriginal place names, 1899-1903, 1921-1926, Mooroolbark means “Red earth.”


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It is important to note that these records were written in most cases about Aboriginal languages by non - Aboriginal people. For this reason, the written words may not accurately reflect the ways in which an oral language was spoken and transmitted.