Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital of Australia, in the southeast part of the country. Settled in 1824, it replaced Melbourne as the capital in 1927.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Geography) The capital city of Australia. Population (2000) = 307,700.

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  • proper noun National capital of Australia, located in the Australian Capital Territory.
  • proper noun Colloquial The Australian government.

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

  • noun the capital of Australia; located in southeastern Australia

Etymologies

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From Ngunnawal "kamberra", meaning meeting place.

Examples

  • CANBERRA, Australia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced the establishment of ITT Defence Australia Pty Ltd, and the official opening of its new office in Canberra, which establishes a permanent presence in Australia and expands the global reach of ITT's Defense

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  • CANBERRA, Australia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced the establishment of ITT Defence Australia Pty Ltd, and the official opening of its new office in Canberra, which establishes a permanent presence in Australia and expands the global reach of ITT's Defense

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  • CANBERRA, Australia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced the establishment of ITT Defence Australia Pty Ltd, and the official opening of its new office in Canberra, which establishes a permanent presence in Australia and expands the global reach of ITT's Defense

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  • CANBERRA, Australia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced the establishment of ITT Defence Australia Pty Ltd, and the official opening of its new office in Canberra, which establishes a permanent presence in Australia and expands the global reach of ITT's Defense

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  • CANBERRA, Australia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced the establishment of ITT Defence Australia Pty Ltd, and the official opening of its new office in Canberra, which establishes a permanent presence in Australia and expands the global reach of ITT's Defense

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  • CANBERRA, Australia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced the establishment of ITT Defence Australia Pty Ltd, and the official opening of its new office in Canberra, which establishes a permanent presence in Australia and expands the global reach of ITT's Defense

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  • April 14th, 2009 CANBERRA - More than 100 Tamil protesters have converged on Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Canberra residence, demanding that Australia play a greater role in ending the violence in Sri Lanka.

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  • CANBERRA - China denied on Friday that its spies attempted to hack into the phone and computer of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd during a visit to Beijing, amid growing unease in Canberra over Chinese investment.

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  • With a slim grip on power in Canberra, Australia's government might find the idea of rewriting laws on foreign ownership of a critical piece of infrastructure unpalatable.

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  • The SGX-ASX deal needs the approval of lawmakers in Canberra and a change in Australian law.

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