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[woo l-uh n-gawng, -gong]
  1. a seaport in E New South Wales, in E Australia.
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Historical Examples

  • The point of Wollongong was formerly an island and is now only connected by drifted sandhills with the site of the township.

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2)

    Thomas Mitchell

British Dictionary definitions for wollongong


  1. a city in E Australia, in E New South Wales on the Pacific: an early centre of dairy farming; now a coal-mining and heavy industrial centre. Pop: 228 846 (2001)
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