Canberra


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Can·ber·ra

 (kăn′bər-ə, -bĕr′ə)
The capital of Australia, in the southeast part of the country. Settled in 1824, it replaced Melbourne as the capital in 1927.

Canberra

(ˈkænbərə; -brə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Australia, in Australian Capital Territory: founded in 1913 as a planned capital. Pop: 345 257 (2008)

Can•ber•ra

(ˈkæn bɛr ə, -bər ə)

n.
the capital of Australia, in the SE part, in the Australian Capital Territory. 310,000 (with suburbs).
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Noun1.Canberra - the capital of AustraliaCanberra - the capital of Australia; located in southeastern Australia
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
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Canberra

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Canberra

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