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  • n. A native or inhabitant of Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, Australia.
  • adj. Of, from or relating to Melbourne.


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Melbourne +‎ -ian


  • Unlike the Americanised 'Melburnian', which I and many others feel is incorrect.


  • Same goes for the animated short category at the Oscars, after Melburnian Adam Elliot won for his 2003 stop-motion short Harvey Krumpet.

    Fantasiefabriek « The expat numbat: from AU to NL

  • Just a tip to all you Melburnian readers - I know there's more than a few of you - who weren't away I wasn't until this morning that Tracy Letts' Pulizter and Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County is being performed by the Melbourne Theatre Company from 23 May-27 June.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Note that Melbourne may be the second largest Greek city in the world, but Senator Xenophon is not a Melburnian.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Straight Out of an Orson Scott Card Ender Novel?

  • We met some nice people, a Melburnian with strongest Oz accent I've heard in a long time, and an Irish-English couple.

    On live music, Howard's end and swimming lessons

  • But if I am an average Melburnian, I probably won't eat any of them.

    What I cooked last night.

  • Yes, there's certainly very heavy support, both in terms of numbers and academically, for the spelling Melburnian.


  • Came across "Archdiocoesis Melburnensis" - Melburnian is derived from the Latin tho I'm not clear whether it's synthetic Latin or there's any historic derivation associated with Roman occupancy of Britannia.


  • "We have adopted Andy over here," said Jodie Simpson, a Melburnian who showed up to watch his practice session on Court 16. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Hewitt insists the mature-aged crop of Australian players should be aiming higher, and nominated Matosevic, the late-blooming Melburnian who defeated Luczak to win his wild-card, as someone capable of making the jump. | Top Stories


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