Lalla Rookh

/lalə ˈrʊk/ (say laluh rook)

noun
a nickname given by Europeans to Truganini.
Also, Princess Lalla Rookh. {from the name of an Indian princess featured in a popular poem by Thomas Moore, published 1817}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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