Definition of Queensland

1. Noun. A state in northeastern Australia.

Definition of Queensland

1. Proper noun. One of the six states of Australia, occupying the north-eastern part of the continent, with its capital at Brisbane. ¹

2. Proper noun. (historical) (1859 - 1901) The self governing colony of what is now the state of Queensland. ¹

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Medical Definition of Queensland

1. A state in northeastern Australia. Its capital is brisbane. Its coast was first visited by captain cook in 1770 and its first settlement (penal) was located on moreton bay in 1824. The name cooksland was first proposed but honor to queen victoria prevailed. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Queensland

queens consort
queens of spades
queensland (current term)
queensland kauri
queensland nut
queensland tick typhus
queer bird
queer duck
queer fish
queer someone's pitch

Literary usage of Queensland

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FISHES by Bashford Dean, Charles Rochester Eastman, Eugene Willis Gudger, Arthur Wilbur Henn, American Museum of Natural History (1917)
"1908.1 New or little known fishes in the queensland museum. Ann. queensland Mus. ... 1909.1 — On some new fishes from the queensland coast. Proc. Roy. Soe. ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"With the early history of queensland are associated the Spaniard Torres, whose name is perpetuated in the strait separating that land from New Guinea, ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"564 ; Artesian water in Western interior of queensland : KL Jack. ... Bedford ; queensland number, XX. 3011 Did de Quiros land in queensland? Card. ..."

4. Assessment in Support of Instruction and Learning: Bridging the Gap Between by Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Board on Testing and Assessment, National Research Council (U.S.), Committee on Science Education K-12, Inc NetLibrary, Center for Education (2003)
"queensland Richard Shavelson, professor of education and psychology at Stanford University, described for the audience the somewhat different situation in ..."

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