What does Botany Bay mean?

Botany Bay meaning in General Dictionary

A harbor regarding the eastern coast of Australia and an English convict settlement indeed there so named from the few brand-new flowers found on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770

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  • A harbor regarding the east coastline of Australia, and an English convict settlement here; -- so named from the quantity of brand-new flowers entirely on its coast at its development by Cook in 1770.

Botany Bay meaning in General Dictionary

A harbor on eastern coastline of Australia, and an English convict settlement indeed there; -- so called from few new plants available on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770.


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He was in Botany Bay in January 1788; and sailing thence, the explorer, his ship and crew were never seen again.

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