Australiana

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Australia +‎ -ana

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔˈstreɪliˈænə/, /ɔˈstreɪliˈɑnə/, /ɔˈstreɪliˈeɪnə/
  • Hyphenation: Aus‧tral‧ia‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɑːnə

Noun[edit]

Australiana pl ‎(plural only)

  1. All things peculiar to Australia, culture and people; anything that is a symbol of Australian life.

Etymology 2[edit]

Alteration of Australian to make it look Italian (australiana is indeed an Italian word).

Noun[edit]

Australiana

  1. (Australia) A pizza topped with bacon (or sometimes ham), eggs, and often also onion.
    • 1992, menu at the Benito Pizza restaurant in Sydney, quoted in the Australian National Dictionary:
      Australiana: Bacon, Onion, Egg.
    • 2004, menu at the Pizzeria Rio restaurant in Sydney, quoted in the Australian National Dictionary:
      Australiana: Ham, bacon, onion & egg.
    • 2004, Loose lips, page 21:
      Our town was chilli crazy — the Italian restaurant now served chilli-garlic bread, the Australiana Pizza at Nico's now featured chilli as one of its toppings and at the Rotary Fete, savoury chilli biscuits outnumbered sponge cakes three to one.

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Australiana

  1. Essive singular form of Australia.