Hungry Mile

/hʌŋgri ˈmaɪl/ (say hunggree 'muyl)

the, the name given in the 1930s to a stretch of road along part of the docks area of Sydney where workers walked from wharf to wharf in search of a job; from 2009 an official name for part of Hickson Rd within the Barangaroo area in the eastern part of Darling Harbour.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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