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  1. Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The name "Melbourne" refers to an urban agglomeration area spanning 9,900 km² that comprises the greater metropolis – as well as being a common name for its metropolitan hub, the Melbourne City Centre. It is a leading financial centre in Australia, as well as the Asia-Pacific region, and has been ranked the world's most livable city since 2011, according the Economist Intelligence Unit. In 2013 the EIU also ranked Melbourne the fourth most expensive city in the world, tying with Oslo, Norway. Melbourne is rated highly in the areas of education, entertainment, healthcare, research and development, tourism and sports.
    • also known as Melbourne, Australia; Melbourne, Victoria
    • founded in (181 years ago)
    • country: Australia
    • read more about Melbourne (city)
  2. Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 76,068. The municipal area is the second largest by size and by population in the county. Melbourne is a principal city of the Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1969 the city was expanded by merging with nearby Eau Gallie.
  3. Melbourne is a city in Izard County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,673 at the 2000 census. The town is the county seat of Izard County, and home to the main campus of Ozarka College.
  4. Melbourne is a former market town in South Derbyshire, England. It is about 8 miles south of Derby, 8 miles north of Swadlincote and 2 miles from the River Trent. In 1837 a then tiny settlement in Australia was named after William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister, and thus indirectly takes its name from the village.
  5. Melbourne is a city in Marshall County, Iowa, United States. The population was 830 at the 2010 census.
  6. Melbourne is a 6th-class city along the south bank of the Ohio River in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 401 at the 2010 census. St. Anne Convent is located in Melbourne; scenes from the movie Rain Man were filmed there.
  7. Melbourne a.k.a. Melbourne, California: Melbourne is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located 3.5 miles west-northwest of Comptche, at an elevation of 167 feet.

There are other places with in their name, like East Melbourne, Melbourne Park, Port Melbourne, West Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne's Gpo, North Melbourne, South Melbourne, Melbourne Museum, Ridley Melbourne, Melbourne Village, Port of Melbourne, Old Melbourne Gaol, Footscray Melbourne, Melbourne High School, Melbourne Polytechnic, South Melbourne College, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Cricket Ground.


  1. "Melbourne" is the second single by The Whitlams from their breakthrough album, Eternal Nightcap. It was released on 27 January 1998. The song peaked at #70 on the Australian ARIA singles chart. It was also included on The Whitlams' best-of album, Truth, Beauty and a Picture of You. A music video edit of this song is shorter and features more strings. This mix was included on the compilation album. Melbourne was also performed live with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in September 2007. Also, on the single, an earlier version of the song "400 Miles from Darwin" was included, which was later re-recorded for their 1999 album, Love This City. The demo was also included on the 2002 limited edition album, Rarities: 1992–2003.
  2. "Melbourne" is a compilation album by the Models, recorded in the early 1980s and released in 2001. The album was distributed by Shock Records.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  3. "Melbourne" is a musical album of Jackson Scott.
    • released on
  4. "Melbourne" is a musical single of The Whitlams.
    • released on (18 years ago)


"Melbourne" is a film, directed by Nima Javidi.

  • country: Iran
  • language: Persian Language
  • genre: Drama film
  • released in

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Melbourne

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Google previewNational Geographic Traveler Australia (2014)

by Roff Martin Smith

Main Yarra Trail Melbourne is a bicycle-friendly city, with an extensive network offlatbicyclepaths to take an inquisitive cyclist through parklands, past gritty inner- city streetscapes, and along the breezy foreshore of Port Phillip Bay. One of the ...

Google previewWorking Holiday guide to Australia 2014-2015


Melbourne is a great place for going out because it has a lot of good restaurants and cafes. If you start you're Australian adventure there, and look for a job, having so many things to do can be a good thing because you'll never be at a loss, but ...

Google previewThe Land Of Plenty (2008)

Australia In The 2000s by Mark Davis

Melbourne is a city of reserve. It imagines itself as Australia's premiere city, a status it hangs onto desperately even though no- one else cares. The paradox of Melbourne is that during the harsh economic reforms of the Jeff Kennett era, ...

Google previewGeographies of Disability (2002)

by Brendan Gleeson

and second, because Melbourne is a worthy exemplar of the industrial city (Davison, 1978). It may help here to expand a little upon the ...

Google previewFluid City (2013)

Transforming Melbourne's Urban Waterfront by Kim Dovey

Melbourne is an edgy city in several senses: a city on the edge of a self-centred global 'empire'; a city uncertain of itself and therefore productively ...

Google previewFurniture, Structure, Infrastructure (2017)

Making and Using the Urban Environment by Nigel Bertram

We can talk about groups on many different scales; however, what we find in Melbourne is that they are generally quite small. One idea never lasts too long. Regardless of the real historical and political basis behind this condition, the ...

Google previewFraming Places (1999)

Mediating Power in Built Form by Kim Dovey

Melbourne is a city of 3 million people, capital of the state of Victoria, ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Melbourne (2009)

by Rough Guides

Melbourne is a melting pot of cultures, a fact reflected vividly in its restaurants, cafés, bistros and bars. Fashionable, eclectic and eccentric, the city's dining spots offer a dizzying spread of the world's great cuisines. In the city, you can settle into ...

Google previewSilent Death (2011)

The Killing of Julie Ramage by Karen Kissane

T WAS the 'Melbourne is a village' factor thatfirstdrew The Age newspaper into the story. One of the women at Christine Howgate's meeting is the wife of an Age journalist. The journalist passed on to an Age editor a moving account of Julie's ...

Google previewUS Antarctic Program Continuation (1980)

Environmental Impact Statement

Melbourne is an almost perfect low-angle volcanic cone rising to 2.732 meters above sea level. showing only slight dissection and little or no glacial erosion. Many smaller basaltic cones and mounds occur near the base and on the flanks ...

Google previewKennedy's Colonial Travel (2011)

A Narrative of a Four Years' Tour Through Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Etc. by David Kennedy, Jr

Melbourne is a city popularly supposed to be wholly given ...

Google previewPeter Weir (2014)

Interviews by John C. Tibbetts

Melbourne is an hour-and-a-half further south by plane (for the curious, Hanging Rock is located near Melbourne). From Manly, Peter's trajectory includes Vaucluse, an eastern suburb of Sydney, located on the South Head Peninsula; the ...

Google previewBig Boys Don't Cry (2017)

An Autobiography by Dr. Willie McCarney by Willie McCarney

Melbourne is a beautiful city. We spent as much time as we could bird watching in the Royal Botanic Gardens, went to Phillip Island to see the Penguin Parade, visited Warrook Cattle Farm where we got close up to Kangaroos and the Koala ...

Google previewThe Full Points Footy Encyclopedia of Australian Football Clubs (2008)

by John Devaney

Cook would go on to amass a VFA career record of 1,364 goals in 305 games with three clubs (Port Melbourne, Yarraville and Moorabbin). Most of the post- match headlines referred to the fisticuffs rather than the football, however, which was ...

Google previewThe Full Points Footy Encyclopedia Of Australian Football Clubs Volume Three

by John Devaney

South Gawler-South Melbourne Districts Light and Gawler Football Association which came about when the GFA amalgamated with the Barossa and Light Football Association. To date, South Gawler has won three senior grade premierships ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australia (2014)

by Norman Abjorensen, James C. Docherty

in Melbourne in 1922, quickly becoming a popular spread for sandwiches, toast, and crackers, as well as a filling for pastries and a soup flavor enhancer. Callister's employer ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)

(via Melbourne) Roma ueensland..... (via Brisbane) Maitland, New South Wales — St. Kil a, Victoria . (via Melbourne) (via Sydney) Manau, Samoa.

(via Melbourne Port Walcott, Western Australia— (via Fremantle) Sale, Victoria.

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2001)

Asia/Pacific by Don Rubin, Chua Soo Pong, Ravi Chaturvedi

Melbourne Theatre Company's 1973 production of Louis Esson's The Time Is Not Yet Ripe, directed by Malcolm...

Google previewHaydn's Dictionary of Dates (1871)

Relating to All Ages and Nations, for Universal Reference by Joseph Haydn

MELBOURNE (Australia), capital of Victoria (which see). It was laid out as a town by orders of sir K. Bourke, in April, 1837. The first land sale took place in June, and speculation continued till it caused wide-spread insolvency in 1841-2. Made a ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Melbourne possesses an excellent and well-appointed public library of about 200,000 vols., and associated with it on the same reserve are a national art gallery and a technological museum. The three institutions are governed by a body of ...

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That is no use at all. What I want is men who will support me when I am in the wrong. (Lord Melbourne)
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Scrabble value of M3E1L1B3O1U1R1N1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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