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Definition of "austral" []

  • Of, relating to, or coming from the south. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "austral" in a sentence
  • "Sometimes the season name was used sometimes it was prefaced by 'austral' with result that I was unsure which season was being referred to."
  • "It is winter in LA, which is the austral summer below the 60th parallel south."
  • "The FOK (Friends of Kirchner -- the austral equivalent to good old Friends of Bill, or Friends of Bush) control everything, with a special mention to Jorge Fernandez Campbell, owner of the sole monopoly exploiting the ultra-profitable navigation around the spectacular glaciers in Lago Argentino, the largest mass of continental ice in the world."