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Commonwealth of Australia   /kˈɑmənwˌɛlθ əv ɔstrˈeɪljə/   Listen
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.  Synonym: Australia.

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"Commonwealth of Australia" Quotes from Famous Books

... thought, too, that it would be useful to students of political institutions to give in the appendix comparisons between the leading provisions of the federal systems of the Dominion of Canada and the Commonwealth of Australia. I must add that, in the revision of the historical narrative, I have been much aided by the judicious criticism and apt suggestions of the Editor of the ...
— Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 • John G. Bourinot

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