10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GNAMMA HOLE»
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The following evening we camped at a gnamma hole in which there was water.
There were several fresh horse-tracks about, so we knew we were not far from
where Bayley was camped. "Next morning off we went again. I was on foot. I was
Joan Martin (Yaarna): A Widi Woman
Dictionary.com n.d., 'gnamma hole', Dictionary.com Unabridged, viewed on 18
April 2011, <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/gnamma hole>. Douglas,
W.H. 1973, 'The language of south-western Australia', Journal ofthe Royal
Society of ...
Also termed crabhole, Bay of Biscay soil, melon hole, corduroy soil, etc. glacier:
river of ice. glacigene strata: strata deposited from melting ice. gnamma: (
Australian) Aboriginal word meaning water hole, hence gnamma hole is
C. R. Twidale, E. M. Campbell, 2005
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Better gnamma hole, q.v. nammas. Var., in Renton Nicholson, An Autobiography,
1860, of:nammous or namous; occ. nammus or nommus; rarely namus and T
namase. To depart, esp. furtively and/or quickly: c., esp. among costermongers: ...
... allow of any definite conclusions worthy of record being arrived at Alluvial Gold
Artesian Water ... Kabhagoola gnamma holes Babool gnamma hole Barlee
Springs Becgul Rock-hole Beelorro-Coonabano Bhildbit Soak Bilbring
Geological Survey of Western Australia, 1933
Cloudehill: A Year in the Garden
... coming as she did from a background bereft of compasses. The razorback
Cropping paddocks tended to be the 60-acre or 180-acre or. The gnamma hole (
knocked apart by cattle) Hedges made of Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'. 105.
A Gregarious Culture: Topical Writings of Miles Franklin
They had tried it before, fed a native with bacon or salt meat, and kept him without
water, until maddened by thirst, he led them to the nearest soak or gnamma hole.
The book is as full of history as of information in showing how the hostile land ...
Miles Franklin, Jill Roe, Margaret Bettison, 2001
Look out, kangaroos! o The iron waterhole, the iron gnamma-hole, like a fat
pigeon fluffing up, preening all day long. o How they howl, burning, how they fly,
the cone-haired initiands; falling, they are grass-trees on Tnorula, they are palms
Heartsick for Country: Stories of Love, Spirit and Creation
... seen as a fresh waterway, it was a bit murky from the fertilisers farmers use
around that area, year in and year out. When it rains, the water drains off from the
paddocks into the creek, polluting it. But Kepwaamwinberkup gnamma hole ...
Bushman of the Red Heart
When they wearied of the burden of this second desperate search for water,
Michael discovered enough in a gnamma hole on a low break-a-way ridge to
liberate the camels from the worst pangs of their thirst. Stan was about sixty years