What does Sydney mean?

Definitions for Sydneyˈsɪd ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sydney(noun)

    the largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman Sea; state capital of New South Wales; Australia's chief port


  1. Sydney(ProperNoun)

    , a spelling variant of Sidney.

  2. Sydney(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Sydney(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  4. Sydney(ProperNoun)

    A seaport and the state capital of New South Wales, Australia.

  5. Sydney(ProperNoun)

    A former city, now part of the amalgamated Cape Breton Regional Municipality on Cape Breton Island in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

  6. Sydney(ProperNoun)

    Dharuk, an Aboriginal language of Australia.

  7. Origin: * From the French Saint Denis.


  1. Sydney

    Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia. It is on Australia's south-east coast, on the Tasman Sea. In June 2010 the greater metropolitan area had an approximate population of 4.6 million people. Inhabitants of Sydney are called Sydneysiders, comprising a cosmopolitan and international population. The site of the first British colony in Australia, Sydney was established in 1788 at Sydney Cove by Arthur Phillip, commodore of the First Fleet, as a penal colony. The city is built on hills surrounding Port Jackson which is commonly known as Sydney Harbour, where the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge feature prominently. The hinterland of the metropolitan area is surrounded by national parks, and the coastal regions feature many bays, rivers, inlets and beaches including the famous Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Within the city are many notable parks, including Hyde Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Sydney is a high ranking world city and has hosted multiple major international sporting events, including the 1938 British Empire Games, the 2000 Summer Olympics and the final of the 2003 Rugby World Cup. The main airport serving Sydney is Sydney Airport and its main port is Port Botany.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sydney

    the capital of New South Wales, the oldest city in Australia, and one of the first in the world, on the S. shore of the basin of Port Jackson; and the entrance of a magnificent, almost land-locked, harbour for shipping of the largest tonnage; the situation of the city is superb, and it is surrounded by the richest scenery; the shores of the basin are covered with luxuriant vegetation, studded with islands and indented with pretty bays; it is well paved, has broad streets, and some fine buildings, the principal being the university, the two cathedrals, the post-office, and the town hall. It is a commercial rather than a manufacturing city, though its resources for manufacture are considerable, for it is in the centre of a large coal-field, in connection with which manufacturing industries may yet develop.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sydney in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sydney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sydney Loofe:

    May God grant eternal rest unto thee. We love you Sydney.

  2. Narinder Nayar:

    We should be looking towards the examples of New York, London, Sydney...Barcelona as well, to see what can be done with our former industrial areas on the waterfront.

  3. Robert Scheidt:

    The Olympics always have an issue, in Sydney it was sharks that could attack triathletes, in Athens it was fear of terrorism, in Beijing it was pollution. In Rio it's the water and Zika. But I don't this should impede the realization of a great games.

  4. Australian Scott:

    I also know from speaking to Jordan, and reading his comments after winning in Sydney last year, he appreciates the history of the The Australian Open, that 63 was spectacular and in my view it was probably the best final round of golf I saw anywhere last year.

  5. Del Potro:

    The reception I got in Sydney made me feel fans had not forgotten me, it charged me with the energy to take the decision to go and see the doctor again losing no more time because I felt that if I recovered my physical condition I would rediscover my game and I don’t care how long it takes.

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