Definition of Melbourne
1. Noun. A resort town in east central Florida.
2. Noun. The capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center.
Definition of Melbourne
1. Proper noun. State capital of Victoria (Australia). ¹
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Literary usage of Melbourne
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"Melbourne. Chemist and Druggist of Australasia, i The Emu, Melbourne ... Melbourne. Record of Results of Observations of Melbourne Observatory. ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"When the first Catholic Bishop of Melbourne was consecrated in 1848, the present metropolis, from which the see takes its name, was known as the Port Philip ..."
3. The Letters of Queen Victoria, a Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence by Victoria (1907)
"Ever your truly devoted Niece and Child, VICTORIA RPS— O'Connell's being pronounced guilty is a great triumph.1 Viscount Melbourne to Queen Victoria. ..."
4. The Letters of Queen Victoria, a Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence by Victoria (1907)
"Lord Melbourne presents his humble duty to your Majesty, with many thanks ... Lord Melbourne believes that your Majesty is quite right in saying that Lord ..."
5. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Brougham continued chancellor when Lord Melbourne took office. ... He considered, probably not without reason, that Melbourne had deceived him ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It occupies the two hills of East Melbourne and West Melbourne; the valley that separates them, once occupied by a densely wooded little stream, ..."
7. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV. and King by Charles Greville (1875)
"[The first Administration of Lord Melbourne was thus constituted: Lord Chancellor. ... Viscount Melbourne. Lord President . Marquis of Lansdowne. ..."