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

  • A city of southeast Australia on the Tasman Sea south-southwest of Sydney. It is an iron and steel center. Population: 264,000.

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  • proper n. A coastal city in New South Wales, Australia.


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  • I have also done several shorter ones, the most recent (a few months ago) being the ‘Fitness Five’ here in Wollongong, which is a comparatively breezy 5k run.

    something in between 21 and 42 kms « Womanvsfeminist’s Blog

  • Damn, I’ve got a luncheon in Wollongong I’m flying down to.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » A tip o’ the propellor beanie to Comrade Al of the People’s Republic of Redcliffistan.

  • "There is absolutely no logic in why Wollongong, which is 12 minutes flying time from Sydney, has been given a 24-hour service with a bigger and faster helicopter."

    Central Western Daily

  • Ord Minnett also has offices in regional centres such as Wollongong, Coffs Harbour and Tamworth in NSW and Caloundra on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. News Articles

  • I feel very apprehensive about posting my own 'advice' on the cashsilk (as in 'how wise do you think you are Mrs Daly from Wollongong warning Mrs Miles from Edinburgh about a laceweight yarn?'), but I'll brave it.

    Jean's Knitting

  • The Dubliner has qualified as an electrician since the last World Cup and plays Gaelic football in his spare time.36 years old 49 ODI capsThe veteran Australian quick, the oldest member of the Ireland squad, was born in Wollongong, New South Wales, and played state cricket alongside Mark Taylor, Michael Slater and Brett Lee in the late 1990s.

    Ireland's 11 heroes who beat England at the World Cup

  • Histories of philosophy are naturally able to name philosophers between 1350 and 1600, but their inclusion seems to be on the same principle as world maps which include Wyndham, WA, but leave out Wollongong - big blank spaces must be filled.

    March 25th, 2009

  • Wollongong recorded 249mm of rain during the 24 hours from 11am.

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  • OVERVIEW: Andersen began his career with the Wollongong Hawks in the Australian NBL in the 1998-99 season at the age of 19 and averaged 6.2 points and 3.9 rebounds. - Sports

  • The highly anticipated BarCampCanberra event happened yesterday, with a large gathering of smart and passionate folks from around Canberra, Yass, Wollongong and Sydney discussing interesting topics such as Government 2.0, social innovation, collaboration, typography, hackerspaces and more.

    BarCampCanberra #3 - it’s a wrap —


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