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Melbourne

[ mel-bern ]
/ ˈmɛl bərn /
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noun
2nd Viscount. William Lamb.
a seaport in and the capital of Victoria, in SE Australia.
a city on the E coast of Florida.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Melbourne

Mel·bur·ni·an [mel-bur-nee-uhn], /mɛlˈbɜr ni ən/, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Melbourne (1 of 2)

Melbourne1
/ (ˈmɛlbən) /

noun
a port in SE Australia, capital of Victoria, on Port Phillip Bay: the second largest city in the country; settled in 1835 and developed rapidly with the discovery of rich goldfields in 1851; three universities. Pop: 3 160 171 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for Melbourne (2 of 2)

Melbourne2
/ (ˈmɛlbən) /

noun
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount. 1779–1848; Whig prime minister (1834; 1835–41). He was the chief political adviser to the young Queen Victoria
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Cultural definitions for Melbourne

Melbourne
[ (mel-buhrn) ]

Second-largest city in Australia, located on the country's southern coast; the capital of Victoria state and the largest city in the state; a financial and commercial center.

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