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QUEENSLAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Queensland mean? 

QUEENSLAND (noun)
  The noun QUEENSLAND has 1 sense:

1. a state in northeastern Australia

  Familiarity information: QUEENSLAND used as a noun is very rare.


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QUEENSLAND (noun)


Sense 1Queensland [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state in northeastern Australia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

Australian state (one of the states constituting Australia)

Meronyms (parts of "Queensland"):

Brisbane (capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia)

Cape York Peninsula (a peninsula in Queensland in northeastern Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea)

Moreton Bay (an arm of the Tasman Sea forming a bay east of Brisbane)

Mount Bartle Frere (the highest mountain peak in Queensland, Australia)

Holonyms ("Queensland" is a part of...):

Australia; Commonwealth of Australia (a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony)


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