What does Melbourne mean?

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ˈmɛl bərnMel·bourne

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Melbournenoun

    a resort town in east central Florida

  2. Melbournenoun

    the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center


  1. Melbournenoun

    State capital of Victoria (Australia).


  1. Melbourne

    Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 76,068. The municipal area is the second largest by size and by population in the county. Melbourne is a principal city of the Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1969 the city was expanded by merging with nearby Eau Gallie. The city was named Melbourne in honor of its first postmaster, Cornthwaite John Hector, an Englishman who had spent much of his life in Melbourne, Australia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Melbourne

    the capital of Victoria, at the head of Port Phillip Bay; is the largest and most important city in Australia; built in broad regular streets, with much architectural beauty, and containing, besides the Government buildings, a Roman and an Anglican cathedral, a mint and a university, numerous colleges, hospitals, and other institutions. Its shipping interests are very large; a ship canal enables the largest ships to reach the quays; exports of gold and wool are extensive. Melbourne is the railway centre of the continent. It has manufactures of boots and clothing, foundries and flour-mills. It has a hot climate. Its water supply is abundant, but defective drainage impairs its healthfulness. First settled in 1835, it was incorporated in 1842, and nine years later was made capital of the newly constituted colony. It was the scene of an exhibition in 1888, of a great industrial struggle in 1890, and of a very severe financial crisis in 1893.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Melbourne

    In honour of Lord Melbourne, the Prime Minister in 1837, when this Australian colony was founded.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melbourne in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melbourne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Melbourne in a Sentence

  1. Lewis Hamilton:

    It is clear from this weekend that we are not the quickest, we've lost performance since Melbourne and maybe more so this weekend. We are the second, or third fastest team at the moment so we have some improving to do, but that's not impossible.

  2. Prime Minister Najib Razak:

    Regarding the allegations of corruption linking several individuals to a property purchase in Melbourne, the authorities here will thoroughly investigate those allegations, and if there are any wrongdoings and misappropriation, action will be taken.

  3. Ben Shewry:

    When I first moved to [ Melbourne in 2002 ], I had never been here before, yet this special city has overwhelmed me with the quality of ingredients available, it is a huge melting pot of different cultures and cuisines.

  4. Home Affairs Peter Dutton:

    The reality is people need to be accommodated for somewhere for up to 14 days. I can't clear out a hospital in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane, i don't have a facility otherwise that we can quickly accommodate for what might be many hundreds of people and Christmas Island is purpose-built for exactly this scenario.

  5. Roger Federer:

    Clearly I do believe I have a shot in Melbourne Park, otherwise I would go home.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. butch
    • B. tacky
    • C. articulate
    • D. soft-witted

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