Wik

Wik UK [wɪk] US
a legal judgment made in Australia in 1996 that protects the right of aboriginal people to own land that someone else is legally allowed to live on

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wik
obs. form of wick.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Wik —  wik {{{nomorigine}}} Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wik — Pays  France Langue Français Périodicité Hebdomadaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wik — is a village in the outskirts of Hamar. It is considered the center of the area called Øvre Vang.Wik may also refer to: *Wik peoples, several Australian Aboriginal groups of Cape York Peninsula. *Wik languages. *Wik Peoples v Queensland, a court… …   Wikipedia

  • Wik — /wɪk/ (say wik) noun Also, Wik judgement, Wik decision. 1. a 1996 judgement of the High Court of Australia, ruling that native title can coexist with pastoral leases. –adjective 2. of or relating to this decision. {from the Wik people of the Cape …   Australian English dictionary

  • wīk- Ⅱ — *wīk germ., Substantiv: nhd. Dorf, Gehöft, Stadtviertel?; ne. village, farm, quarter; Rekontruktionsbasis: afries., as., ahd.; Interferenz: Lehnwort lat. vīcus; Etymologie: s …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • Wik — Wik,   Siedlung, Wiek. * * * Wik: 2↑Wiek. 2Wiek, Wik, der u. das; [e]s, e [lat. vicus = Dorf; Gehöft]: (vom 7. bis 9. Jh.) Handels u. Umschlagplatz …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wik — [ wık ] a legal judgment made in Australia in 1996 that protects the right of ABORIGINAL people to own land that someone else is legally allowed to live on …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wīk- Ⅰ — *wīk , *wīkō germ., stark. Femininum (ō): nhd. Bucht; ne. bay; Rekontruktionsbasis: an., ae., mnd.; Etymologie: s. ing. *u̯eik (4), *u̯eig , Ve …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • wik — wik·stroe·mia; …   English syllables

  • wik|i|up — «WIHK ee UHP», noun. = wickiup. (Cf. ↑wickiup) …   Useful english dictionary

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