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Bath·urst

 (băth′ərst)
See Banjul.
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Bathurst

(ˈbæθəst)
n
1. (Placename) a town in SE Australia, in E New South Wales: scene of a gold rush in 1851. Pop: 27 036 (2001)
2. (Placename) a port in E Canada, in NE New Brunswick: rich mineral resources. Pop: 16 427 (2001)
3. (Placename) the former name (until 1973) of Banjul
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Ban•jul

(ˈbɑn dʒul)

n.
the capital of The Gambia. 44,188.
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Sydney -- Excursion to Bathurst -- Aspect of the Woods -- Party of Natives -- Gradual Extinction of the Aborigines -- Infection generated by associated Men in health -- Blue Mountains -- View of the grand gulf-like Valleys -- Their origin and formation -- Bathurst, general civility of the Lower Orders -- State of Society -- Van Diemen's Land -- Hobart Town -- Aborigines all banished -- Mount Wellington -- King George's Sound -- Cheerless Aspect of the Country -- Bald Head, calcareous casts of branches of Trees -- Party of Natives -- Leave Australia.
I hired a man and two horses to take me to Bathurst, a village about one hundred and twenty miles in the interior, and the centre of a great pastoral district.
In an engagement which took place lately, the two parties most singularly chose the centre of the village of Bathurst for the field of battle.
-- A long day's ride to Bathurst. Before joining the highroad we followed a mere path through the forest; and the country, with the exception of a few squatters' huts, was very solitary.
In the afternoon we came in view of the downs of Bathurst. These undulating but nearly smooth plains are very remarkable in this country, from being absolutely destitute of trees.
"Lord Bathurst told me that the members of the Scriblerus club being met at his house at dinner, they agreed to rally Berkeley, who was also his guest, on his scheme at Bermudas.
Robert Bathurst, of Cold Feet fame, took on the role of Sergeant Wilson, as played so wonderfully well by the late, great John Le Mesurier.
The management teams of Jameson, and its strategic partner Bathurst Resources Limited, are very pleased with the testing results and are advancing the project on multiple fronts: the BFS and EA Application continue to progress as Crown Mountain's path towards development gains momentum.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 4, 2019-Callinex Acquires New Brunswick Headway North Claim to Expand in Bathurst Mining District
(CSE: EZNC) (OTC: ETZCF) has acquired the option to earn a 100% interest in 35 mineral claims covering 22,000 hectares with a number of known mineral occurrences located in the mineral-rich Bathurst Mining Camp of New Brunswick, Canada, the company said.
Bentley Motorsport embarks on a landmark racing campaign as the world's most sought-after luxury car brand when it competes in the season-opening Bathurst 12 Hour for the fifth time.
Pirates of the Caribbean star McNally will head the platoon as Captain Mainwaring, originally played by Arthur Lowe, and Cold Feet star Robert Bathurst will step into character as Sergeant Wilson, originally played by John Le Mesurier.