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Mel·bourne

 (mĕl′bərn)
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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Melbourne

(ˈmɛlbən)
n
(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)

Melbourne

(ˈmɛlbən)
n
(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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Mel•bourne

(ˈmɛl bərn)

n.
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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More than the alcohol, what's interesting about this pub is that it tries to cater to every Melbournian and tourist in the city, with gimmicks that vary every night, including quiz nights on Tuesdays, karaoke every Wednesday, and a live performance on Fridays.
The 13-day long fest will culminate on August 22 with the screening of Raveena Tandon's film, Shab, and Tramjatra , a documentary that details the unexpected and incredible relationship struck between Melbournian tram conductor Roberto D'Andrea and Kolkata's Trammie community of Kolkata, India.
The 13-day long fest will culminate on August 22 with the screening of Raveena Tandon's film Shab and Tramjatra, a documentary which details the unexpected and incredible relationship struck between Melbournian tram conductor Roberto D'Andrea and Kolkata's Trammie community of Kolkata, India.
He was also a fan of the Richmond football club, a quintessentially Melbournian institution.
The brothers acquired the yacht from Melbournian John Newbold who had owned her for two years.
The pair were neck-and-neck at Cherry Hills last week with Rose finishing one spot ahead of Ogilvy but the Melbournian had the better of the argument over the final 54 holes by three.
Shirley is not a native Melbournian but has felt a deeper sense of belonging to her adopted home town since leading the local history team.
As a Melbournian, I am particularly proud that our airline is now so closely associated with my home city."
With its unique and felicitous blending of pre-industrial nostalgia with high-capitalist merchandising, the Mediaeval Court was simultaneously an anachronistic oddity and an entirely fitting introduction to the Exhibition and, furthermore, a surprisingly representative display of Melbournian civic identity.
When 21-year-old Melbournian Evan Gulbis hammered 122 not out against Alsager in a First Division game in The Right Move Abroad Cheshire County League on Saturday it was his fourth century of the season, taking his aggregate to 680 runs from seven innings at an average 226.66.
The type of clientele these establishments attract is the caffeine-addicted Melbournian who loves to socialize or read the paper whilst drinking their coffee.
Both projects relate carefully to context and, though both have arcane Melbournian geometries, they do generate proper and amiable urban spaces.