An island in Botany Bay.
Botany Bay definition by Webster's New World
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bay on the SE coast of Australia, near Sydney: site of Captain Cook's original landing in Australia
Botany Bay definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An inlet of the Tasman Sea in southeast Australia south of Sydney. It was visited by Capt. James Cook in 1770 and named by Sir Joseph Banks, the botanist in his crew, for the wide variety of exotic flora found on its shores.