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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.


(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


(ˈmɛl bərn)

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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Noun1.Melbourne - a resort town in east central Florida
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
2.Melbourne - the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center
Victoria - a state in southeastern Australia
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Aaron Mooy was sold on to Huddersfield Town for PS10m a year after he was brought in from Melbourne City on a free transfer, while the Blues signed defender Pablo Mari from Gimnastic in 2016 only to move him on to Flamengo for PS1.3m this summer.
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The winners were: Manchester City Academy in the under 8s, City Football Schools Abu Dhabi in the under 10s, City Football Schools Abu Dhabi in the under 12s, Melbourne City Academy in the under 14s, Sharjah FC in the under 16s, and Abu Dhabi Thistle won the girls' under-14s age group.
Few details were revealed about the deal, which partners Abu Dhabi-owned CFG with China Sports Capital and UBTECH, a Chinese artificial intelligence and humanoid robotic company.Investment fund China Sports Capital was jointly established by Sequoia China and Chinese state-linked CMC, which bought a 13 per cent stake in CFG in 2015.CFG also owns New York City and Melbourne City football clubs, but chief executive Ferran Soriano said it had been a long-held dream" to become part of China's growing football scene.
The 30-year-old was shipped to A-League club Melbourne City on loan last summer after Steve Bruce deemed him surplus to requirements.
Winger Michael O'Halloran has been linked with a third stint back in Perth after his release from A-League Melbourne City.
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