Australian Capital Territory
or formerly Federal Capital Territory geographical name district SE Australia including two areas, one around Canberra & the other on Jervis Bay, surrounded by New South Wales area 939 square miles (2441 square kilometers), population 229,000

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  • Australian Capital Territory — a federal territory on the continent of Australia in the SE part: includes Canberra, capital of the Commonwealth of Australia. 221,609; 939 sq. mi. (2430 sq. km). Formerly, Federal Capital Territory. * * * Political entity (pop., 2001: 321,680),… …   Universalium

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  • Australian Capital Territory — noun an Australian federal territory, created in 1911 as an enclave within south eastern NSW; contains Canberra, the country s capital city; its courts have legal jurisdiction also in the Jervis Bay Territory. 2330 km2. Abbrev.: ACT The area now… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Australian Capital Territory — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Australian Capital Territory Country and Admin Code AU.01 AU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Australian Capital Territory — Austral′ian Cap′ital Ter′ritory n. geg a federal territory on the continent of Australia in the SE part: includes Canberra, capital of the Commonwealth of Australia. 304,100; 939 sq. mi. (2430 sq. km) Formerly, Federal Capital Territory …   From formal English to slang

  • Australian Capital Territory — a federal territory on the continent of Australia in the SE part: includes Canberra, capital of the Commonwealth of Australia. 221,609; 939 sq. mi. (2430 sq. km). Formerly, Federal Capital Territory …   Useful english dictionary

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