Rum Traffic

Rum Traffic
ист. разг. торговля ромом (нелегальная торговля спиртными напитками в ранние годы конвиктизма {convictism} в Австралии: алкоголь запрещалось продавать каторжникам, его могли покупать только свободные поселенцы)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Rum Rebellion — ▪ Australian history       (Jan. 26, 1808), in Australian history, an uprising in which Gov. William Bligh (Bligh, William) of New South Wales (1806–08), who had earlier been the victim of the famous “Bounty” mutiny, was deposed by local critics …   Universalium

  • rum·bling — /ˈrʌmbəlıŋ/ noun, pl blings 1 [count] : a low, heavy, continuous sound or series of sounds rumblings of thunder usually singular The rumbling of the thunder frightened the cat. the rumbling of distant traffic 2 rumblings …   Useful english dictionary

  • MACARTHUR, John (1767-1834) — pioneer and founder of the wool industry was born in 1767 near Plymouth, Devonshire. His father, Alexander Macarthur, had fought for Prince Charles Edward in 1745, and after Cullodon had fled to the West Indies. Some years later he returned to… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • John Townson — Infobox Prime Minister name =John Townson birth date = 1759 birth place =Clapham, Yorkshire, England death date =8 May, 1835 death place =Sydney, New South Wales spouse =Sarah Griggs (illeg.) order =3rd Lieutenant Governor of Norfolk Island term… …   Wikipedia

  • PHILLIP, Arthur (1738-1814) — admiral, and first governor of New South Wales was born in the city of London on 11 October 1738. His father, Jacob Phillip, who came from Frankfurt, was first a steward and then a teacher of languages in London, his mother, originally Elizabeth… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • rumble — rum|ble1 [ rʌmbl ] verb intransitive 1. ) to make a continuous deep sound: Thunder rumbled in the distance. a ) to move forward making a continuous deep sound: Trucks rumble past their homes. 2. ) if your stomach rumbles, it makes noises because… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rumble strips — (RUM.bul strips) n. Grooves etched into a highway surface and designed to emit a loud rumble when a car drives over them. Example Citation: A double fine zone for speeding, rumble strips to wake up sleepy drivers and additional passing lanes have …   New words

  • rumble — rum|ble1 [ˈrʌmbəl] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from early Dutch rommelen, from the sound] 1.) to make a series of long low sounds, especially a long distance away from you ▪ We could hear thunder rumbling in the distance. 2.) [I always + …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Oslo Airport, Fornebu — Oslo lufthavn, Fornebu IATA: FBU – ICAO: ENFB Summary Airport type Public …   Wikipedia

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • Detroit River — Coordinates: 42°03′06″N 83°09′05″W / 42.05167°N 83.15139°W / 42.05167; 83.15139 …   Wikipedia

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