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 (wo͝ol′ən-gŏng′, -gông′)
A city of southeast Australia on the Tasman Sea south-southwest of Sydney. It is an iron and steel center.
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(Placename) a city in E Australia, in E New South Wales on the Pacific: an early centre of dairy farming; now a coal-mining and heavy industrial centre. Pop: 228 846 (2001)
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(ˈwʊl ənˌgɔŋ, -ˌgɒŋ)

a seaport in E New South Wales, in E Australia. 238,000.
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The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig, 33, and her daughter Tilly were found at the base of the lookout in Wollongong, south of Sydney, on Tuesday night, local time.
While the appointment is subject to due diligence and ratification from the university's council, it is understood that the role has been offered to Professor Alison Jones, deputy vice-chancellor (health and communities), of the University of Wollongong in New South Wales.
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This map records names with Aboriginal connections: Keera, Kembla (replacing the name 'Hat Hill'), Wollongong, Towradi, Ballambi, Corrimal (which later moved to the coast as the name of a suburb).
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An international team of scientists, led by the University of Wollongong found a lower right jaw fragment and six milk teeth from at least one adult and two children on the Indonesian island of Flores, and dated to be at least 700,000 years old, Xinhua reported.