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[rok-hamp-tuh n, -ham-]
  1. a city in E Queensland, in E Australia.
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Historical Examples of rockhampton

  • You heard her deliver her last appeal in the cause at Rockhampton.

    The Last Voyage

    Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

  • The last established was the school for girls in Rockhampton, which was founded in 1892.

    Our First Half-Century

    Government of Queensland

  • In the same year, 1855, the site of the future town of Rockhampton was examined.

  • Up the latter, 35 miles from the sea, is Rockhampton, the second largest town of Queensland.

  • It derives its name from the original discoverer, Mr. William Morgan of Rockhampton.

British Dictionary definitions for rockhampton


  1. a port in Australia, in E Queensland on the Fitzroy River. Pop: 59 475 (2001)
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