/ˈlɒklən/ (say 'lokluhn)

a river in southern NSW, rising south-west of Goulburn and flowing north-west, west and south-west to its junction with the Murrumbidgee River west of Hay. About 1500 km.
{named after Lachlan Macquarie}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lachlan — or Loughlin is a boy s name of Scottish Gaelic origin. Etymology Lochlainn means Of the lake / from the land of lakes , a reference to Norway which was called Lochlann in Scotland. Thus, it used to refer to a Viking ancestor. As well as referring …   Wikipedia

  • Lachlan — Lachlan, Nebenfluß des Murray in Neu Süd Wales (Australien) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lachlan — Lachlan, Fluß, s. Murrumbidschi …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lachlan — m Scottish (Gaelic Lachlann, dialectally Lachann; earlier Lochlann): said to refer originally to a migrant from Norway, the ‘land of the lochs’. It is normally used only in families that have some connection with Scotland. Pet forms: Scottish:… …   First names dictionary

  • Lachlan — Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/DGWK fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/QUELLHÖHE fehltKoordinaten fehlen! Hilf mit.Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/MÜNDUNGSHÖHE fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/HÖHENUNTERSCHIED fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/FLUSSSYSTEM fehltVorlage:Infobox… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lachlan — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Lachlan Country and Admin Code AU.02.14600 AU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Lachlan — geographical name river 800 miles (1287 kilometers) SE Australia in central New South Wales flowing W into the Murrumbidgee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lachlan — Lach·lan (läkʹlən) A river, about 1,483 km (922 mi) long, of southeast Australia flowing northwest then southwest to the Murrumbidgee River. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lachlan — noun used in Scotland, recently also popular in Australia. See Also: MacLachlan …   Wiktionary

  • Lachlan — …   Useful english dictionary

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