melbourne, second viscount

Melbourne

[mel-bern]
noun
1.
2nd Viscount, Lamb, William.
2.
a seaport in and the capital of Victoria, in SE Australia.
3.
a city on the E coast of Florida.

Melburnian [mel-bur-nee-uhn] , noun, adjective
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Melbourne1 (ˈmɛlbən)
 
n
a port in SE Australia, capital of Victoria, on Port Phillip Bay: the second largest city in the country; settled in 1835 and developed rapidly with the discovery of rich goldfields in 1851; three universities. Pop: 3 160 171 (2001)

Melbourne2 (ˈmɛlbən)
 
n
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount. 1779--1848; Whig prime minister (1834; 1835--41). He was the chief political adviser to the young Queen Victoria

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Melbourne [(mel-buhrn)]

Second-largest city in Australia, located on the country's southern coast; the capital of Victoria state and the largest city in the state; a financial and commercial center.

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