Queensland

[kweenz-land, -luh nd]
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Contemporary Examples of queensland

  • He last visited Australia in March 2011 to visit flood-damaged areas of Queensland and Victoria.

  • Harry spent time in Australia in 2003 during his gap year, working as a “jackaroo” at a Queensland cattle station.

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    Harry To Travel To Australia Next Month

    Tom Sykes

    September 24, 2013

  • Australia Ever Present: Photographs From the Collection 1850–1975, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, June 8–October 7.

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    Best of Art for June

    William O’Connor

    June 6, 2013

  • Quilts 1700–1945, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, June 15–September 22.

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    Best of Art for June

    William O’Connor

    June 6, 2013

  • Tropical cyclone Oswald has produced a blanketing of sea foam in parts of Queensland, Australia.

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    A Giant Bubble Bath

    Ilana Glazer

    January 28, 2013

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British Dictionary definitions for queensland

Queensland

noun
  1. a state of NE Australia: fringed on the Pacific side by the Great Barrier Reef; the Great Dividing Range lies in the east, separating the coastal lowlands from the dry Great Artesian Basin in the south. Capital: Brisbane. Pop: 3 840 111 (2003 est). Area: 1 727 500 sq km (667 000 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for queensland

Queensland

Australian state, founded 1859 and named for Queen Victoria of Great Britain.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper