Mabo

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Etymology[edit]

After Eddie Mabo (1936–1992), who began the case against the government.

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Mabo

  1. (Australia, informal, law) The High Court case Mabo v Queensland (No 2), which rejected the doctrine of terra nullius in favour of the common-law doctrine of aboriginal title.

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