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

  • A town of southwest Australia east-northeast of Perth. Gold was discovered in the area in the late 1800s.

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  • proper noun A city in Western Australia.

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Examples

  • I suppose my mother could see the young boys in Kalgoorlie leaving school at 16 and going down the mines to work.

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  • After a period back in Kalgoorlie, my mother decided to move the family to Perth where my second brother, Andrew, was born in 1958.

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  • By then, my grandparents had the license on the Tower Hotel in Kalgoorlie and periodically we would return there to live.

    Barry J. Marshall - Autobiography

  • However, long term Kalgoorlie-Boulder mayor Ron Yuryevich later said two people had received non-serious injuries around buildings in Boulder's historic Burt Street.

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  • Long-term Kalgoorlie mayor Ron Yuryevich said the massive Super Pit mine had been evactuated as a safety precaution.

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  • However, long term Kalgoorlie-Boulder mayor Ron Yuryevich later said two people had received non-serious injuries around buildings in Boulder's historic Burt Street.

    The Age News Headlines

  • Long-term Kalgoorlie mayor Ron Yuryevich said the massive Super Pit mine had been evactuated as a safety precaution.

    The Canberra Times - Front Page

  • One of the Australian cities this columnist was enthusiastic about seeing was Kalgoorlie, which is a gold mining town in a remote area of Western Australia (called WA by the locals).

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  • Curiously, this great goldfield of Hannan's (now called Kalgoorlie) was found by the veriest chance.

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  • Australia's largest mine in the heart of Kalgoorlie, the Super Pit gold mine operated by the Barrick/Newmont joint venture called Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines, has been temporarily shut.

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