- Sir Philip. Sidney, Sir Philip.
- a seaport in and the capital of New South Wales, in SE Australia.
- a seaport on NE Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, in SE Canada.
- a male or female given name.
- Sir Philip,1554–86, English poet, writer, statesman, and soldier.
- a city in N Ohio.
- a male or female given name: a family name taken from a French placename, Saint Denis.
New South Wales
- a state in SE Australia. 309,433 sq. mi. (801,430 sq. km). Capital: Sydney.
Examples from the Web for sydney
As a cafe in Sydney, Australia came under siege by a hostage-taking gunman on Monday, those nearby attempted to flee the area.In Defense of Uber’s Awful Sydney Surge Pricing
December 16, 2014
Purely by chance, Anna Coren had landed in Sydney just as the chocolate shop siege began.CNN's Overnight Sydney Star
December 16, 2014
The drama transfixed the normally calm Sydney, known for its laid-back vibe and relaxed population.Jihadi Siege in Sydney Ends in Gunfight
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December 15, 2014
But Sam more or less managed to stay out of the limelight until he was connected to the star of Sydney White.Sam Lutfi Is Young Hollywood’s Most Infamous Svengali
October 17, 2014
At a concert on Friday in Sydney, the acclaimed rapper called out a pair of fans for not standing up at the show.Kanye West Stops Concert to Yell at Kid in Wheelchair, 'Stand Up!'
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Melbourne was then a centre of greater literary activity than Sydney.
He returned to Sydney early in 1871, broken in health and spirit.
"You scarcely seem to like your hand," said Sydney, with the greatest composure.
Sydney Carton, idlest and most unpromising of men, was Stryver's great ally.
Sydney was none the livelier and none the soberer for so much application.
- a port in SE Australia, capital of New South Wales, on an inlet of the S Pacific: the largest city in Australia and the first British settlement, established as a penal colony in 1788; developed rapidly after 1820 with the discovery of gold in its hinterland; large wool market; three universities. Pop: 3 502 301 (2001)
- a port in SE Canada, in Nova Scotia on NE Cape Breton Island: capital of Cape Breton Island until 1820, when the island united administratively with Nova Scotia. Pop: 32 286 (2006)
- a variant spelling of (Sir Philip) Sidney
New South Wales
- a state of SE Australia: originally contained over half the continent, but was reduced by the formation of other states (1825–1911); consists of a narrow coastal plain, separated from extensive inland plains by the Great Dividing Range; the most populous state; mineral resources. Capital: Sydney. Pop: 6 716 277 (2003 est). Area: 801 428 sq km (309 433 sq miles)
- Algernon. 1622–83, English Whig politician, beheaded for his supposed part in the Rye House Plot to assassinate Charles II and the future James II: author of Discourses Concerning Government (1689)
- Sir Philip. 1554–86, English poet, courtier, and soldier. His works include the pastoral romance Arcadia (1590), the sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella (1591), and The Defence of Poesie (1595), one of the earliest works of literary criticism in English
Word Origin and History for sydney
Australian city, founded 1788 and named for British Home Secretary Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney (1733-1800). The family name (also Sidney) is literally "dweller by the well-watered land," from Old English sid "side" + ieg "island."