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A state of northeast Australia on the Coral Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria. Originally part of the colony of New South Wales, it became a separate state in 1859. Brisbane is the capital and largest city.
(Placename) a state of NE Australia: fringed on the Pacific side by the Great Barrier Reef; the Great Dividing Range lies in the east, separating the coastal lowlands from the dry Great Artesian Basin in the south. Capital: Brisbane. Pop: 5 027 889 (2012 est). Area: 1 727 500 sq km (667 000 sq miles)
a state in NE Australia. 3,277,000; 670,500 sq. mi. (1,736,595 sq. km). Cap.: Brisbane.
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|Noun||1.||Queensland - a state in northeastern 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
Brisbane - capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia
Cape York Peninsula - a peninsula in Queensland in northeastern Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea
Moreton Bay - an arm of the Tasman Sea forming a bay to the east of Brisbane
Mount Bartle Frere - the highest mountain peak in Queensland, Australia