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New South Wales

A state of southeast Australia on the Tasman Sea. Settled in 1788 as a British penal colony, it is Australia's oldest state. Sydney is the capital and largest city.

New South Wales

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(Placename) a state of SE Australia: originally contained over half the continent, but was reduced by the formation of other states (1825–1911); consists of a narrow coastal plain, separated from extensive inland plains by the Great Dividing Range; the most populous state; mineral resources. Capital: Sydney. Pop: 7 272 800 (2012). Area: 801 428 sq km (309 433 sq miles)

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a state in SE Australia. 6,115,000; 309,433 sq. mi. (801,430 sq. km). Cap.: Sydney.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.New South Wales - an Australian state in southeastern AustraliaNew South Wales - an Australian state in southeastern Australia
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Sydney - the largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman Sea; state capital of New South Wales; Australia's chief port
Wagga Wagga - a town on the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales; agricultural trading center
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More importantly, the state coroner will determine applications for leave to participate in the inquest by lawyers representing the families of those who died, the police officers involved in responding to the siege and any other parties who consider they have sufficient interest, a media statement from spokesperson for the NSW South Wales Justice said.