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A city of southern Australia northwest of Melbourne. Founded in 1836, Adelaide is the capital of South Australia.


(Placename) the capital of South Australia: Port Adelaide, 11 km (7 miles) away on St Vincent Gulf, handles the bulk of exports. Pop: 1 225 235 (2011)


(ˈæd lˌeɪd)

a city in and the capital of South Australia, in Australia. 1,050,000.
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Noun1.Adelaide - the state capital of South AustraliaAdelaide - the state capital of South Australia
South Australia - a state in south central Australia


[ˈædəleɪd] NAdelaida f
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Choose from the many enriching experiences in major cities across Australia, like the quaintly charming capital of South Australia, Adelaide.
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As proposed, the 112-mile QSN Pipeline will connect existing infrastructure in the northeastern state of Queensland with the gas production hub of Moomba in central Australia, which is already connected via two pipelines to the New South Wales capital city Sydney on the east coast, and Adelaide, capital of South Australia, on the nation's southern coast.