Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Australia on an inlet of the Tasman Sea. The largest city in Australia, it is the country's chief port and main cultural and financial center. Population: 4,120,000.

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  • proper n. A surname, a spelling variant of Sidney.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A seaport and the state capital of New South Wales, Australia.
  • proper n. A former city, now part of the amalgamated Cape Breton Regional Municipality on Cape Breton Island in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • proper n. Dharuk, an Aboriginal language of Australia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman Sea; state capital of New South Wales; Australia's chief port

Etymologies

From the French Saint-Denis. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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