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Admiralty House

noun
1.
the official residence of the Governor General of Australia, in Sydney
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  • We arrived some time before the two cruisers conveying the party were due, so we proceeded to admiralty house.

  • In the grounds of the admiralty house curious instances of unconformable strata are laid bare in old quarries.

  • The next day the family disembarked and took possession of the admiralty house.

    The Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat
  • Dinners at admiralty house, therefore, were absolutely "dry," and in perfect keeping with American naval regulations.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • As a result of her delightful hospitality admiralty house really became a home for our officers.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • Winding up the hill by narrow roads, we reached the gates of the admiralty house.

    A Traveller in War-Time Winston Churchill
  • The next day the family disembarked and took possession of the admiralty house.

    The Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat
  • Another reminder of the nautical conditions of those days is to be found in the existence of an 'admiralty house.'

    The Story of Madras Glyn Barlow

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