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Townsville

[tounz-vil] /ˈtaʊnz vɪl/
noun
1.
a seaport on the E coast of Queensland, in E Australia.
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  • One of them had informed me as soon as we left Townsville that he intended to run away from his wife who lived there.

    Missing Friends Thorvald Weitemeyer
  • It was held in a house at the foot of Castle Hill, in Townsville.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
  • My hat blew off and flew towards Townsville; my hair, and even my shirt, were trying hard to follow!

    Missing Friends Thorvald Weitemeyer
  • On my arrival in Townsville I found the wet season was not yet over.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
  • I then determined to start for Townsville, and again take up carrying.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
  • That was Townsville, the new settlement where money was to be made.

    Missing Friends Thorvald Weitemeyer
  • Mostly shed hands, rouseabouts and suchlike, bound for Rockhampton and Townsville.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut Charles W. L. Bryde
  • The wind was against us, and it took eight or nine days before we reached Townsville.

    Missing Friends Thorvald Weitemeyer
  • Townsville, which now contains probably a population of nine or ten thousand people, is the terminus of the Northern Trunk line.

    Australian Pictures Howard Willoughby
  • Then, although Bowen was so much larger than Townsville, there seemed to be no people in it.

    Missing Friends Thorvald Weitemeyer
British Dictionary definitions for Townsville

Townsville

/ˈtaʊnzvɪl/
noun
1.
a port in E Australia, in NE Queensland on the Coral Sea: centre of a vast agricultural and mining hinterland. Pop: 119 504 (2001)
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