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Bris·bane

 (brĭz′bən, -bān′)
A city of eastern Australia on the Brisbane River, about 345 km (215 mi) long, near its mouth on Moreton Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. The area was settled in 1824 as a penal colony.

Brisbane

(ˈbrɪzbən)
n
(Placename) a port in E Australia, the capital of Queensland: founded in 1824 as a penal settlement; vast agricultural hinterland. Pop: 2 189 878 (2013)

Bris•bane

(ˈbrɪz beɪn, -bən)

n.
the capital of Queensland, in E Australia. 1,302,000.
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Noun1.Brisbane - capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia
Queensland - a state in northeastern Australia
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However, Dr Nick Lomb, the curator of astronomy at the Sydney Observatory, claimed that the most important part of the object most likely plunged into the ocean close to Brisbane while Dr Jonathan McDowell of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, argued that data from the Space-Track organization showed that the object re-entered over a path from southern NSW to southern Queensland.
It's close to Brisbane, the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast and we often drive north to the Barrier Reef to fish, swim and snorkel to see the coral," said ex-tax inspector Jack Anderson, 67.
It's close to Brisbane, the Gold Coast, theSunshine Coast and we often drive north to the Barrier Reef to fish, swim and snorkel to see the coral,'' said 67-year- old former tax inspector Jack Anderson.