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A state of southern Australia on the Indian Ocean. It was founded as a British colony in 1836. Adelaide is the capital and largest city.
(Placename) a state of S central Australia, on the Great Australian Bight: generally arid, with the Great Victoria Desert in the west central part, the Lake Eyre basin in the northeast, and the Flinders Ranges, Murray River basin, and salt lakes in the southeast. Capital: Adelaide. Pop: 1 650 600 (2013 est). Area: 984 395 sq km 380 070 (sq miles)
a state in S Australia. 1,474,000; 380,070 sq. mi. (984,380 sq. km). Cap.: Adelaide.
South′ Austral′ian, n., adj.
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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
Adelaide - the state capital of South Australia