Meaning of Australiana in English:


Pronunciation /ɒˌstreɪlɪˈɑːnə/


mass noun
  • Items relating to or characteristic of Australia.

    ‘from a young age he had a fascination for Australiana’
    • ‘For the true-blue price of half a million dollars, this piece of Australiana is all yours.’
    • ‘His performance pays perverse homage to an entire tradition of Australiana.’
    • ‘For American visitors there are the standard Australiana items: marsupial soft toys, boomerangs, pictures of Uluru.’
    • ‘If you haven't been to this icon of Australiana, rescind your citizenship immediately.’
    • ‘This run-down, tin-roof dwelling in lonely bush country is a gorgeous chunk of rustic Australiana.’
    • ‘These extraordinarily rare Spanish documents are the most valuable among all printed Australiana.’
    • ‘The turn of the century Mitchell Wing houses an unrivalled collection of Australiana.’
    • ‘The centre will host a range of free activities, all with an Australiana theme.’
    • ‘The site contains images that have been specially created, with a thick slather of Australiana.’
    • ‘The tour turned her onto Australiana in a big way.’


Mid 19th century from Australia + -ana.