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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Western Australianoun

    a state containing the western third of Australia


  1. Western Australianoun

    One of the six states of Australia, occupying the western third of the content, with its capital at Perth.


  1. Western Australia

    Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, the Great Australian Bight and Southern Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east and South Australia to the south-east. Western Australia is Australia's largest state with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres, and the second-largest country subdivision in the world - however, a significant part of it is sparsely populated. The state has approximately 2.4 million inhabitants, and 92% of the state's population lives in the south-west corner of the state. The first European to visit Western Australia was the Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog, who visited the Western Australian coast in 1616. The British established a military outpost at King George Sound, near present-day Albany, in 1826, which was followed by the establishment of the Swan River Colony in 1829, including the site of the present-day capital, Perth. York was the first inland settlement in Western Australia. Situated 97 kilometres east of Perth settled on 16 September 1831. Western Australia achieved self-government in 1890, and later federated with the other British colonies in Australia in 1901. Today Western Australia's economy mainly relies on mining, agriculture, and tourism, with the state supplying 46% of Australia's exports. Western Australia is the second-largest iron ore producer in the world.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Western Australia

    A state in western Australia. Its capital is Perth. It was first visited by the Dutch in 1616 but the English took possession in 1791 and permanent colonization began in 1829. It was a penal settlement 1850-1888, became part of the colonial government in 1886, and was granted self government in 1890. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1329)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of western australia in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of western australia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of western australia in a Sentence

  1. Bill Johnston:

    The Labor party supports the free market, but we want to have an opportunity to make sure there actually is a free market, and whether the price returned to Western Australia is the best that can be achieved.

  2. Phin Ziebell:

    There is plenty of downside risk to production, western Australia produced a great crop last year because it had good pre-season rains. If the outlook materializes, all soil moisture will be eradicated.

  3. Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden:

    Australia and Canada are countries that are not known for good climate work. Greenhouse gas emissions per capita are among the highest in the world, as a result of the new investment policy, we sold our holdings of bonds issued by Alberta in the spring. For the same reason, we have recently sold our holdings in bonds issued by the Australian states of Queensland and Western Australia.

  4. Phin Ziebell:

    Higher-than-average rains will boost the national (wheat) production prospects, which are heavily reliant on Western Australia as the largest producer and largest exporter.

  5. Phin Ziebell:

    Western Australia produced a great crop last year because it had good pre-season rains. If the outlook materializes, all soil moisture will be eradicated.

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