Perth


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Perth

 (pûrth)
1. A city of southwest Australia near the Indian Ocean. Founded in 1829, it grew rapidly after the discovery of gold in the region in the 1890s.
2. A town of central Scotland on the Tay River north of Edinburgh. It was the capital of Scotland from the 11th to the mid-15th century.

Perth

(pɜːθ)
n
1. (Placename) a city in central Scotland, in Perth and Kinross on the River Tay: capital of Scotland from the 12th century until the assassination of James I there in 1437. Pop: 44 200 (2009 est)
2. (Placename) a city in SW Australia, capital of Western Australia, on the Swan River: major industrial centre; University of Western Australia (1911). Pop: 1 897 548 (2012)

Perth

(pɜrθ)

n.
1. Also called Perth′shire (-ʃɪər, -ʃər) a historic county in central Scotland.
2. a city in this county: a port on the Tay River. 42,438.
3. the capital of Western Australia, in SW Australia. 1,193,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Perth - the state capital of Western AustraliaPerth - the state capital of Western Australia
Western Australia - a state containing the western third of Australia
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On his way to Perth, the king was met by a Highland woman, calling herself a prophetess; she stood at the side of the ferry by which he was about to travel to the north, and cried with a loud voice, 'My lord the king, if you pass this water you will never return again alive
In 1436 James decided to spend Christmas at Perth, a town he loved.
Christmas went by quietly and peacefully, and the New Year came, and still the King lingered in Perth.
An illustration of this chapter may be read in The Fair Maid of Perth, by Sir Walter Scott; The King's Tragedy (poetry), by D.
At Perth, Bishopriggs knew of more than one place in which he could get temporary employment--and at Perth he determined to make his first anonymous advances to Mrs.
He mentioned the beauties of his native country and asked us if those were not sufficient allurements to induce us to prolong our journey as far north as Perth, where he resided.
Andrew's, and along the banks of the Tay, to Perth, where our friend expected us.
Offering the only government guaranteed investment and storage program in the world, The Perth Mint has deep connections in the global market, and has been providing a range of precious metal coins and bars for investors for more than 100 years," said Perth Mint Manager, Analysis and Strategy, Bron Suchecki.
The City of Perth is Western Australia's pre-eminent council.
Dubai -- Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, on Friday expanded the network of destinations served by its highly-popular A380 aircraft with the launch of the first A380 service into Perth, Australia.
There are a lot of Geordies in Perth so I'd love to share some photographs of our beautiful adopted home with the North East.
It has been widely accepted that Perth will never forget the weekend that it walked with Giants.