a state in W Australia. 975,920 sq. mi. (2,527,635 sq. km). Capital: Perth.
- Western Australian, adjective, noun
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How to use Western Australia in a sentence
There were cases in Western Australia but we don’t have any on our mining sites, and I think that’s because of the measures we put in place.
There’s quite a significant resource industry here in Western Australia and we have industry bodies.
We met regularly with the state government, with the premier of Western Australia and his ministers to have ongoing dialogue about how to keep the mining sector operating.
Even in a recent survey of 10 million stars by the Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope in Western Australia—one of the most extensive to date—scientists found nothing of note.The Far Side of the Moon Is an Ideal Place to Listen For Alien Civilizations | Jason Dorrier | October 4, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Despite NASA’s efforts to keep the station in orbit, Skylab broke up in Earth’s atmosphere in 1979 and scattered debris across Western Australia.50 years ago, NASA prepared to launch America’s first space station | Maria Temming | July 20, 2020 | Science News
While in the wilderness of Kimberley in Western Australia, Bear realizes that he is getting low on water.‘Fear Factor’ Donkey Semen, More Gross Things Eaten on TV (Video) | Melissa Leon | February 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The population of Western Australia is small, not being computed at more than 2700 souls in the beginning of the year 1842.Australia, its history and present condition | William Pridden
Under the influence of this cause it is related that land in Western Australia, which was bought for 23l.Australia, its history and present condition | William Pridden
The rival of the red gum as a timber tree is the jarrah, an eucalypt peculiar to Western Australia, where it grows in forests.
I have seen them in valleys in Western Australia growing so thickly that it was impossible to push a horse through their ranks.
It has not been found possible to get the information respecting Queensland and Western Australia.
British Dictionary definitions for Western Australia
a state of W Australia: mostly an arid undulating plateau, with the Great Sandy Desert, Gibson Desert, and Great Victoria Desert in the interior; settlement concentrated in the southwest; rich mineral resources. Capital: Perth. Pop: 1 969 046 (2003 est). Area: 2 527 636 sq km (975 920 sq miles)
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