[ briz-beyn, -buh n ]
/ ˈbrɪz beɪn, -bən /
Arthur,1864–1936, U.S. journalist.
a seaport in and the capital of Queensland, in E Australia.
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British Dictionary definitions for arthur brisbane
/ (ˈbrɪzbən) /
a port in E Australia, the capital of Queensland: founded in 1824 as a penal settlement; vast agricultural hinterland. Pop: 1 508 161 (2001)
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Cultural definitions for arthur brisbane
[ (briz-bayn, briz-buhn) ]
notes for Brisbane
The British settled Brisbane in the early eighteenth century as a penal colony.
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