- a city in S Victoria, in SE Australia.
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Examples from the Web for ballarat
It is older than Ballarat, which previous to the discovery of the gold there in 1851 did not exist.
From Ballarat I went to Adelaide, but that must be the subject of another letter.
In the evening I went to the opera—for Ballarat has an opera!
After thoroughly doing Ballarat, I set out on my return to Majorca.
But, despite this auspicious start, all was not set fair at Ballarat.The Magnificent Montez
- a town in SE Australia, in S central Victoria: originally the centre of a gold-mining region. Pop: 72 999 (2001)See also Eureka Stockade
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