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).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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

Canberra

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Canberra

[ˈkænbərə] nCanberra
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The study shows that for every Canberran who switches from their private car where they are most likely travelling alone in the morning peak to the light rail, emissions for the trip will essentially be eliminated.
On this windswept island, a dedicated few led by Canberran Trish Macdonald are engaged in extreme pest control to kill vermin with the aid of helicopters and guns.
Fellow Canberran, 20-year-old centre or second row Thorley, is from the West Belconnen club, while Sydenham, a 20-year-old half back, is from Manly club Forestville Ferrets and comes highly recommended by ex-Rangers coach and ex-Ferrets player Aaron Perrin.