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Meaning of "the black stump" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE BLACK STUMP

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE BLACK STUMP

the black art
the black belt
the Black Caps
the Black Country
the Black Death
the Black Ferns
the Black Forest
the Black Isle
the Black Mountain
the Black Prince
the Black Watch
the blessed
the Blitz
the Block Parent Program of Canada
the blood
the Bloodless Revolution
the blues
the boards
the boat race
the Boche

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE BLACK STUMP

black stump
bump
dump
gump
hump
jump
lump
metump
on the jump
on the stump
plump
pump
restump
slump
stump
sump
the high jump
trump
tump
ump

Synonyms and antonyms of the black stump in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the black stump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE BLACK STUMP

Find out the translation of the black stump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the black stump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the black stump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

黑树桩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el tocón negro
570 millions of speakers

English

the black stump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

काला स्टंप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجدعة أسود
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

черный пень
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

preto coto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কালো স্ট্যাম্প
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la souche noire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tunggul hitam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

der schwarze Stumpf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

黒い切り株
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

검은 그루터기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ireng ireng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gốc cây đen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருப்பு ஸ்டம்ப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काळ्या काळे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Siyah güvercin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

moncone nero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czarny pieniek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чорний пень
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

butuc negru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το μαύρο κολόβωμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die swart stomp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

den svarta stumpen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

den svarte stubben
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the black stump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE BLACK STUMP»

The term «the black stump» is regularly used and occupies the 60.672 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE BLACK STUMP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the black stump

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE BLACK STUMP»

Discover the use of the black stump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the black stump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Beyond the Black Stump
This is the sun-baked setting for Nevil Shute's novel of a romance that is tested by the differences between two young people's home lives.
Nevil Shute, 2010
2
Beyond the Black Stump: Histories of Outback Australia
Historians have had little to say about the lands that stretch 'beyond the black stump'. These essays from around the country build inland Australia into our national history, crisscrossing both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Alan Mayne, 2008
3
Beyond the Black Stump
The expression “beyond the black stump” refers to the deepest, darkest wilds of the Australian outback, the setting for Nevil Shute’s novel of a romance tested by cultural difference.
Nevil Shute, 2010
4
Australia: Beyond the Black Stump
The superb photographs in this book provide an opportunity to look at that very special part of Australia which is found 'Beyond the black stump'.
‎1990
5
Travels in Outback Australia: Beyond the Black Stump
This is no ordinary tale of an intrepid traveler—it is an extraordinary account of an Australia that we have not seen before.
Andrew Stevenson, 2003
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A Dictionary of Catch Phrases
1950 or a little earlier, and may have orig. in the idea of great distance (beyond, or back of, the black stump, 'darkest Australia'). Wilkes, properly sceptical of this or that black stump, defines the black stump as 'an imaginary last post of ...
Eric Partridge, 2003
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New Conversations With an Old Landscape: Landscape ...
When descnbing the remoteness of much of the continent, Australians from settled coastal lands talk about that indefinable space or place 'beyond the black stump' , The landscapes typified by the black stump are those shaped by the cycles ...
Catherin Bull, 2002
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The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
... black stuff nickname Guinness IRELAND, 2000 Black Stump noun used as an imaginary marker for a remote place. Often used in phrases such as 'this side of the black stump', 'out near the Black Stump', 'the other side ofthe Black Stump' ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007
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The Lingo Dictionary: Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases
If you’ve ever wondered why your girlfriend’s a ‘Sheila’ even though her name is Kate, or why your friend in the outer suburbs of Sydney is said to live ‘beyond the black stump’, then this is the book for you!
John Miller, 2009
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Outside Country: Histories of Inland Australia
Stephen Atkinson WHATEVER THE PRECISE ORIGINS of the expression – they are various and contested – there would seem to be a no more fitting descriptor of the limits of settlement in the Australian outback than 'the black stump'. A near ...
Alan James Christian Mayne, Stephen Atkinson, 2011

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE BLACK STUMP»

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Adelaide's Banh mi king shares top eats, drinks in the city
He moved to the Grenfell Plaza (under the Black Stump) at the end of 2013 and was the first to open a food venue in what is now a buzzing precinct. «NEWS.com.au, Jan 15»
2
Datsun car may help solve 20-year mystery of who killed nanny Penny
Now, nearly 22 years after her death, police have received new information about a car seen at the Black Stump Motor Inn in Coolah where Ms Hill was staying ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 13»
3
Basic errors let down elegant dining room
Discovering a restaurant in Pahiatua offering fine a la carte dining was an unexpected surprise. I'd heard that the Black Stump Cafe was worth a visit, but no-one ... «Manawatu Standard, Aug 12»
4
Inquest hears boss's wife linked to nanny murder
The couple ran the Black Stump Motor Inn in the town. The previous inquest and a $100,000 reward failed to provide any clues about her death, but the second ... «Radio Australia, Jul 12»
5
Outer limits
Beyond the black stump? Behind the Blue Mountains? Or is it anywhere you can't get a decent coffee? Some say it's simply a state of mind. In its Outback NSW ... «The Age, May 05»
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« EDUCALINGO. The black stump [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/the-black-stump>. Jan 2019 ».
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