Geelong

[ji-lawng]
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noun

a seaport in SE Australia, SW of Melbourne.

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Historical Examples of geelong

  • Coir matting was next the floor boards, then a thick Chinese quilt (a pukai), then a Scotch plaid made in Geelong.

    An Australian in China

    George Ernest Morrison

  • On the 9th he embarked again, took the yacht on to Geelong, and came by train to meet us here.

    The Last Voyage

    Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

  • After Melbourne, the next step in Lola's itinerary was Geelong.

  • Geelong first rowed for the former in 1875, since when it has twelve wins to its credit, and the same number in the minor event.

    Rowing

    Rudolf Chambers Lehmann

  • To his great satisfaction, he learnt that these people knew of his friendly meeting with the women in the Geelong district.



British Dictionary definitions for geelong

Geelong

noun

a port in SE Australia, in S Victoria on Port Phillip Bay. Pop: 130 194 (2001)
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