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Western Australia

Syllabification: West·ern Aus·tra·lia

Definition of Western Australia in English:

A state in western Australia; population 2,171,197 (2008); capital, Perth. It was colonized by the British in 1826 and was federated with the other states of Australia in 1901.

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