Australian Capital Territory

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Australian Capital Territory

n
(Placename) a territory of SE Australia, within New South Wales: consists of two exclaves, one containing Canberra, the capital of Australia, and one at Jervis Bay (the latter sometimes regarded as a separate entity). Pop: 373 100 (2012 est). Former name: Federal Capital Territory

Austral′ian Cap′ital Ter′ritory


n.
a federal territory on the continent of Australia in the SE part: includes Canberra, capital of the Commonwealth of Australia. 304,100; 939 sq. mi. (2430 sq. km). Formerly, Federal Capital Territory.
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