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Kalgoorlie

[kal-goo r-lee] /kælˈgʊər li/
noun
1.
a city in SW Australia: chief center of gold-mining industry in Australia.
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  • The majority have moved to the still active mines of Kalgoorlie.

  • Kalgoorlie Charlie also was feeling the effect of the liquor.

    The Great Gold Rush

    W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • Kalgoorlie, where the Prince next alighted, proved to be a very different place.

  • It is a fortunate circumstance for the fresh enthusiast from "home" that the "Kalgoorlie Mail" leaves Perth in the evening.

    In Search of El Dorado Alexander MacDonald
  • Why, me an' him were with Hannan when that old skunk went back on us at the discovery ov Kalgoorlie.

    In Search of El Dorado Alexander MacDonald
  • The Kalgoorlie rush was fresh in the minds of nearly all present, many of whom had taken part in it.

    In Search of El Dorado Alexander MacDonald
  • Curiously, this great goldfield of Hannan's (now called Kalgoorlie) was found by the veriest chance.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
  • This supposition has now been completely upset by the result of sinking operations at Kalgoorlie and elsewhere.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
  • It was out from Kalgoorlie four or five days hard riding, near a smaller camp called Leonora.

    Herbert Hoover Vernon Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie

/kælˈɡʊəlɪ/
noun
1.
a city in Western Australia, adjoining the town of Boulder: a centre of the Coolgardie gold rushes of the early 1890s; declining gold resources superseded by the discovery of nickel ore in 1966. Pop: 28 281 (including Boulder) (2001)
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