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Bendigo

[ben-di-goh] /ˈbɛn dɪˌgoʊ/
noun
1.
a city in central Victoria in SE Australia: gold mining.
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Bendigo

/ˈbɛndɪˌɡəʊ/
noun
1.
a city in SE Australia, in central Victoria: founded in 1851 after the discovery of gold. Pop: 68 715 (2001)
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English bare-knuckle boxer who became a Methodist evangelist and who is one of the few athletes whose name is borne by a city-Bendigo in Victoria, Australia. His nickname apparently is a corruption of the Old Testament name Abednego. Thompson was one of triplets; the other two were nicknamed Shadrach and Meshach, alluding to the names of Daniel's three companions from the Book of Daniel

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