Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory

noun
a federal territory on the continent of Australia in the SE part: includes Canberra, capital of the Commonwealth of Australia. 939 sq. mi. (2430 sq. km).
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Australian Capital Territory
 
n
Former name: Federal Capital Territory a territory of SE Australia, within New South Wales: consists of two exclaves, one containing Canberra, the capital of Australia, and one at Jervis Bay (the latter sometimes regarded as a separate entity). Pop: 322 579 (2003 est)

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