Arthur, 1864–1936, U.S. journalist.
a seaport in and the capital of Queensland, in E Australia.
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How to use Brisbane in a sentence
The IOC said if the targeted negotiations with Brisbane are unsuccessful, discussions with other countries could continue and potentially escalate.Olympic officials targeting return to Australia for 2032 Games | Rick Maese | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
The IOC traditionally has chosen an Olympic host seven years ahead of time, but it’s possible the executive committee votes on Brisbane as early as this summer.Olympic officials targeting return to Australia for 2032 Games | Rick Maese | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
He is a biochemist at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
Mangakahia, a fifth-year senior from Brisbane, Australia, had considered entering the 2019 WNBA draft.After Beating Cancer, This Syracuse Point Guard Is Coming For The Record Books | Howard Megdal | November 17, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
She works at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot | Carolyn Wilke | May 12, 2020 | Science News For Students
Indeed, Putin checked out of Brisbane early, claiming he needed to get some sleep.Digital Doublethink: Playing Truth or Dare with Putin, Assad and ISIS | Christopher Dickey, Anna Nemtsova | November 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The G-20 leaders meeting the Russian president in Brisbane this weekend should be used to his lies.Putin Is Lying on Ukraine—and the West Can’t Stop Him | Jamie Dettmer | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Over the weekend, a high-ranking Liberian physician and health official, Dr. Samuel Brisbane, died of the disease.Two Americans Have Now Been Diagnosed With Ebola in Record Outbreak | Kent Sepkowitz | July 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was filmed desperately trying to hold her skirts down when she changed planes at Brisbane airport in September 2012.Kate Middleton's History of Flesh-Flashing Wardrobe Malfunctions | Tom Sykes | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In September last year she was caught out when changing planes at breezy Brisbane airport.New Wardrobe Malfunction Today Suggests Kate REALLY Needs Hem Weights | Tom Sykes | June 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It may be that Mr. Hunt did not accept the appointment and that Mr. Brisbane was appointed in 1802.
At his instigation exploring parties were sent out, and one of these discovered the Brisbane river which was named after him.
It would have gone right through the Melbourne or the Brisbane like a red-hot poker through a board.
The Brisbane lost way, came to a halt, and there was a rush of steel as the anchor ran out.
The Brisbane was steaming steadily along in the open sea, with no speck of land in sight and no traces of the giant birds.
British Dictionary definitions for Brisbane
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 Brisbane
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