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bommie (ˈbɒmɪ Pronunciation for bommie



  1. (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.
Misc (1999)


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