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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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