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Gee·long

 (jə-lông′)
A city of southeast Australia southwest of Melbourne. It is a manufacturing center with a thriving tourist industry.
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Geelong

(dʒəˈlɒŋ)
n
(Placename) a port in SE Australia, in S Victoria on Port Phillip Bay. Pop: 130 194 (2001)
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Gee•long

(dʒɪˈlɔŋ)

n.
a seaport in SE Australia, SW of Melbourne. 151,000.
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I was outwitted by my first victim, a thin old gentleman riding a cob at night on the Geelong road.
GEELONG reinforced their credentials as one of the Premiership favourites with an impressive 107-80 victory against the Sydney Swans at the SCG on Sunday.
The Royal Geelong Yacht Club anticipates many owners will take advantage of the chance to compete in two major events in close proximity, particularly given the significance of the 175th anniversary of the Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race, the foundation event for the state's oldest sporting trophy and the country's second oldest yachting regatta, the Festival of Sails.
Preview Australia 6am tomorrow William Hill Geelong Cup G3 handicap Geelong, 1m4f turf, 3yo+ NORTHUMBERLAND PLATE winner Quest For More launches his Emirates Melbourne Cup campaign tomorrow in a race that has been used as a stepping stone to Flemington glory by Europeantrained horses three times since 2002 and twice in the last five years.
The man, reported to be 49 but not named, was found by police and council staff making a welfare check southwest of Melbourne on Tuesday, Victoria state police and the Greater Geelong City Council said in a statement.
Royal Dutch Shell put its Geelong oil refinery in Australia up for sale as mounting competition from Asia and reduced margins hammer the country's crude processors.
4 April 2013 - Anglo-Dutch oil major Royal Dutch Shell Plc (AMS:RDSA) said today it has put on the block its Geelong oil refinery in Australia, pinning hopes to close a transaction by the end of next year.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 4, 2013-Shell eyes offload of Geelong refinery in Australia by end-2014(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Geelong tattoo artist Lucky Diamond Rich has had his entire body covered in tattoos, not once, but twice.
Geelong tobacconists and sex shops are raking in the profits for synthetic cannabis but the State Government is looking to rain on their parade.
April 1 2010 - Poultry producer Turi Foods Ltd is to receive an investment of AUD 1.5 million from the Geelong Investment and Innovation Fun.