Sydney


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Syd·ney

 (sĭd′nē)
A city of southeast Australia on an inlet of the Tasman Sea. The largest city in Australia, it is the country's chief port and main cultural and financial center.

Sydney

(ˈsɪdnɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a port in SE Australia, capital of New South Wales, on an inlet of the S Pacific: the largest city in Australia and the first British settlement, established as a penal colony in 1788; developed rapidly after 1820 with the discovery of gold in its hinterland; large wool market; three universities. Pop: 4 627 345 (2011)
2. (Placename) a port in SE Canada, in Nova Scotia on NE Cape Breton Island: capital of Cape Breton Island until 1820, when the island united administratively with Nova Scotia. Pop: 32 286 (2006)

Sydney

(ˈsɪdnɪ)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of (Sir Philip) Sidney

Syd•ney

(ˈsɪd ni)

n.
the capital of New South Wales, in SE Australia. 3,657,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sydney - the largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman SeaSydney - the largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman Sea; state capital of New South Wales; Australia's chief port
Sydney Harbor Bridge - a steel arch bridge in Sydney, Australia
New South Wales - an Australian state in southeastern Australia
Translations
Sydney
Sidnej
Sydney
シドニー

Sydney

[ˈsɪdnɪ] NSidney m

Sydney

[ˈsɪdni] nSydney

Sydney

[ˈsɪdnɪ] nSydney f
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The more business he got, the greater his power seemed to grow of getting at its pith and marrow; and however late at night he sat carousing with Sydney Carton, he always had his points at his fingers' ends in the morning.
At last, it began to get about, among such as were interested in the matter, that although Sydney Carton would never be a lion, he was an amazingly good jackal, and that he rendered suit and service to Stryver in that humble capacity.
That was a rare point, Sydney, that you brought to bear upon the identification.
First I've heard that I'm going to Sydney," Joan retorted.
I was thinking that if--a--if--hang it all, until you could communicate with your friends, my agents at Sydney could advance you a loan, temporary you see, why I'd be only too glad and all the rest, you know.
Go to Sydney I must, because you, in your superior wisdom, have so decreed.
Sydney had seen and heard the whole thing; and though he had laughed quietly, he liked honest Tom and good-natured Polly all the better for their simplicity.
Sydney resolved she should have as many turns as she liked.
The first stage took us to Paramatta, a small country town, next to Sydney in importance.
I slept at night at a very comfortable inn at Emu ferry, thirty-five miles from Sydney, and near the ascent of the Blue Mountains.
I bet there's a hundred men in Sydney right now that would fork over twenty quid for the right of calling you his.
His weather-beaten and handsome face, his portly presence, his shirt- fronts and broad cuffs and gold links, his air of bluff distinction, impressed the humble beholders (stevedores, tally clerks, tide-waiters) as he walked ashore over the gangway of his ship lying at the Circular Quay in Sydney.

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