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Queensland

[kweenz-land, -luh nd] /ˈkwinzˌlænd, -lənd/
noun
1.
a state in NE Australia. 670,500 sq. mi. (1,736,595 sq. km).
Capital: Brisbane.
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Queensland

/ˈkwiːnzˌlænd; -lənd/
noun
1.
a state of NE Australia: fringed on the Pacific side by the Great Barrier Reef; the Great Dividing Range lies in the east, separating the coastal lowlands from the dry Great Artesian Basin in the south. Capital: Brisbane. Pop: 3 840 111 (2003 est). Area: 1 727 500 sq km (667 000 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for Queensland

Australian state, founded 1859 and named for Queen Victoria of Great Britain.

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