Word Origin for gympie

C19: from a native Australian language
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Examples from the Web for gympie

Historical Examples of gympie

  • We mean comparatively so, as those at Gympie are also of great promise.

    Under the Southern Cross

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • Gympie, a gold-mining town a hundred miles north, has about the same number of inhabitants.

    Under the Southern Cross

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • He was a hardworking miner in a gold claim at Gympie, one of the most permanent reefing fields in Queensland.

  • He is a lucky digger from Gympie, and came aboard at Brisbane, and has kept the ship in an uproar ever since.

    Tom Gerrard

    Louis Becke

  • Since the discovery of the Gympie goldfield there has been no cessation in the progress of mining in Queensland.

    Our First Half-Century

    Government of Queensland