- (Australian) an outcrop of coral reef, often resembling a column, that is higher than the surrounding
platform of reef and which may be partially exposed at low tide
Word Origin from bombora
Example Sentences Including 'bommie'
Some have been fantastic, some average, but they are never boring as you never know what may be found around the next corner or bommie.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
The reef edge is defined as the seaward edge and a reef includes bommie fields, reef slopes and ramparts.
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