[tuh-woo m-buh]


a city in SE Queensland, in E Australia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of toowoomba

  • Consequently he knew all about Hal's journey to Toowoomba, and guessed its object.

  • Toowoomba is about a hundred miles inland, and they had been sent up from Brisbane.

    Missing Friends

    Thorvald Weitemeyer

  • Yes, he slept here that night, and went to Toowoomba next day.

  • I was third mate of the Toowoomba then; my first trip in her, and that was seven years ago come Queen's Birthday.

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon

    A. J. (Alec John) Dawson

  • Thus the wheat lands of Maranoa were settled when there was no farming more than a few miles to the west of Toowoomba.

    Our First Half-Century

    Government of Queensland

British Dictionary definitions for toowoomba



a city in E Australia, in SE Queensland: agricultural and industrial centre. Pop: 89 338 (2001)
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