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Gippsland

/ˈɡɪpsˌlænd/
noun
1.
a fertile region of SE Australia, in SE Victoria, extending east along the coast from Melbourne to the New South Wales border. Area: 35 200 sq km (13 600 sq miles)
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  • At daylight you will find yourself more than fifty miles on the gippsland road.

    Nevermore Rolf Boldrewood
  • Other men from the Highlands failed to win the smiles of fortune in gippsland.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • The seven men, breakfastless, turned their backs to gippsland.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • I knew him after he returned to gippsland and settled there.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • What has the Government done for me or anybody else in gippsland?

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • At length Mr. Latrobe himself undertook to pay a visit to gippsland.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • I took root so deeply in the soil of gippsland that I became immoveable.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • gippsland is a district of rolling hills and downs, and of a comparatively heavy rainfall.

    Australia The Dairy Country Australia Department of External Affairs
  • The selectors in gippsland especially are crippled; they find it impossible to get their land cleared.

  • I occasionally see these interesting birds in the big eucalypt forests of gippsland.

    An Australian Bird Book John Albert Leach

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