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[ji-lawng] /dʒɪˈlɔŋ/
a seaport in SE Australia, SW of Melbourne. Unabridged
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  • Coir matting was next the floor boards, then a thick Chinese quilt (a pukai), then a Scotch plaid made in Geelong.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • After Melbourne, the next step in Lola's itinerary was Geelong.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • On its northern bank, eight miles from the sea is the site of the town of Geelong.

  • It was the first town in Victoria incorporated after Melbourne and Geelong.

  • Geelong tweed has achieved a high reputation in many markets, and the shawls and blankets made in the town are also widely known.

    Australian Pictures Howard Willoughby
  • I immediately paid for a seat; and set off along with them for Geelong.

    Lost Lenore Charles Beach
  • I accompanied them to the public-house, from which the stage coach to Geelong was to start.

    Lost Lenore Charles Beach
  • There are now regular autumn wine sales at Melbourne and Geelong, at which large quantities are sold and good prices realised.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
  • There were two at least in Geelong of whom he wished, whatever happened to him, to take a tender leave.

    Some Persons Unknown E. W. Hornung
  • The 'Medic' and 'Geelong' were signalling last night with lights visible at least ten miles.

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
British Dictionary definitions for Geelong


a port in SE Australia, in S Victoria on Port Phillip Bay. Pop: 130 194 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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