Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

Rooty Hill

Western residential suburb, known by this name since 1811. Theories about the origin of the name include the amount of tree roots that were cleared to create a road in the area, a Hindi word for food - "ruti" - or that it was named after Rooty Hill Road on Norfolk Island .

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