[kweenz-land, -luh nd]
- a state in NE Australia. 670,500 sq. mi. (1,736,595 sq. km). Capital: Brisbane.
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He last visited Australia in March 2011 to visit flood-damaged areas of Queensland and Victoria.Prince George To Accompany Will and Kate on Trip Down Under
December 20, 2013
Harry spent time in Australia in 2003 during his gap year, working as a “jackaroo” at a Queensland cattle station.Harry To Travel To Australia Next Month
September 24, 2013
Australia Ever Present: Photographs From the Collection 1850–1975, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, June 8–October 7.
Quilts 1700–1945, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, June 15–September 22.
Tropical cyclone Oswald has produced a blanketing of sea foam in parts of Queensland, Australia.A Giant Bubble Bath
January 28, 2013
This is also the case in Queensland, Tasmania and the Samoan islands.The Sexual Question
Do you purpose making a long stay in Queensland, Miss Carolan?Chinkie's Flat and Other Stories
These accompanied me to Maryborough by the old steamer "Queensland."
The history of this vessel is well-known in the Law Courts of Queensland.
It was a blow to Queensland that he did not long survive his return to the State.
- a state of NE Australia: fringed on the Pacific side by the Great Barrier Reef; the Great Dividing Range lies in the east, separating the coastal lowlands from the dry Great Artesian Basin in the south. Capital: Brisbane. Pop: 3 840 111 (2003 est). Area: 1 727 500 sq km (667 000 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for queensland
Australian state, founded 1859 and named for Queen Victoria of Great Britain.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper