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(uncountable noun) Usage note: This is the usual term, but you will often hear people say ‘Ayers Rock’ instead.
The Aboriginal name for the giant rock in the centre of Australia that used to be known by white people as Ayers Rock. It is about 348 metres high, 3.6 kilometres long and 1.9 kilometres wide.
Example: From Lilla, we travel south towards the looming shadows cast by the vastness of the rock that is Uluru. (http://www.initiate-tours.com/itinerary1.html)
Uluru at sunset
(photo by sumnersgraphicsinc)