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A city of southeast Australia southwest of Canberra. Settled in 1835, it was the seat of the Australian federal government from 1901 to 1927. It is now the capital of the state of Victoria.
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(Placename) a port in SE Australia, capital of Victoria, on Port Phillip Bay: the second largest city in the country; settled in 1835 and developed rapidly with the discovery of rich goldfields in 1851; three universities. Pop: 4 246 345 (2012)
(Biography) William Lamb, 2nd Viscount. 1779–1848; Whig prime minister (1834; 1835–41). He was the chief political adviser to the young Queen Victoria
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1. 2nd Viscount, Lamb, William.
2. the capital of Victoria, in SE Australia. 3,081,000.
3. a city on the E coast of Florida. 59,690.
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Victoria - a state in southeastern Australia
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