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back o' Bourke

In a remote or distant location (such as the Australian outback). Primarily heard in Australia. Is that place back o' Bourke?
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back o' Bourke

the outback. Australian informal
Bourke is the name of a town in north-west New South Wales.
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Pedestrians now have significant additional protection along the Bourke Street Mall shopping precinct, following the completion of security upgrades.
CURLY-HAIRED tot Oisin Bourke is a dead-ringer for his football hero.
Every chance I get, I eat at Bondi and Bourke. I always like the food in this Australian restaurant and always have a laugh with owner and Australian chef Wade Watson.
This time, we decided to have the bonding dinner at the elegant Australian restaurant called Bondi and Bourke of Davao.
Drug user Andrew Bourke struck three times in Moseley - just yards from his home address - in May this year but fled with no more than a combined total of PS20 and a packet of cigarettes.
"My occupational therapist at Lutheran General, Karey Bourke, accompanied me to the race.
The highly touted NCUA Payday Lending Alternative model is not an effective replacement for storefront short-term lenders that charge customers exorbitant interest rates, Nick Bourke, director of The Pew Charitable Trusts' consumer finance project said Monday.
Daniel William Bourke knifed 34-year-old Andene Harvey in the neck, back and stomach during a drunken explosion of rage in August last year.
SEAN BOURKE, who trained Cool Performance to Irish Derby glory in 2001 and went on to become one of the leading stud handlers in Ireland, is scaling down his interest in the sport he has been a part of since he began training in 1982, with his famed Newpark Stud up for sale (see page 99).
However, one day Bourke received an email from someone who claimed to be a Filipino woman named Almira Cintura.
Competition is building in the SB20 one-design sports class with Hobart to sponsor the Worlds in 2018 but Glenn Bourke is still the champion.
Synopsis: Edited and transcribed by Chris Woodland, "Billy the Blackfella from Bourke" is the story of Australia's Billy Gray, who called himself "a blackfella from Bourke" ('blackfella' is an informal term used in Australian English to refer to Indigenous Australians).
One Catholic couple who can--and do--tell the story of the benefits of same-sex marriage are Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon of Louisville.
Bourke, CPA/CITP/CFF, CGMA, a partner in charge of firm technology for WithumSmith+Brown, a 550-employee CPA firm based in New Jersey.