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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.
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)
(Biography) a variant spelling of (Sir Philip) Sidney
the capital of New South Wales, in SE Australia. 3,657,000.
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|Noun||1.||Sydney - 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