- /dʒaˈdin/ (say jah'deen)
noun an important Australian pioneering family.
1. John, 1807–74, police magistrate, born in Scotland.
2. his son, Frank (Francis Lascelles Jardine), 1841–1919, explorer in northern Qld.
3. Alexander William, 1843–1920, brother of Frank, explorer with him in northern Qld, and engineer.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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