Cairns
geographical name city & port NE Australia in NE Queensland population 54,862

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cairns — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cairns Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cairns — Blick auf Cairns vom Mt. Whitfield Staat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cairns — (spr. kǟrns), Hugh Mac Calmont, Graf, engl. Staatsmann, geb. im Dezember 1819, gest. 2. April 1885, ward Rechtsanwalt in London und 1852 von der konservativen Partei ins Parlament gewählt. 1856 wurde er zum königlichen Rat, 1858 zum Solicitor… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cairns —   [ keənz], Hafenstadt in Nordqueensland, Australien, 100 900 Einwohner; katholischer Bischofssitz; Fremdenverkehrszentrum; Verarbeitung und Ausfuhr landwirtschaftlicher Produkte; Ausfuhrhafen (Erze, Holz); Endpunkt der Küstenbahn von Brisbane,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cairns — a city and port on the north east coast of Australia in the state of Queensland …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cairns — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cairn (homonymie). Cairns Cairns, vue aérienne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cairns — I. /kɛənz/ (say kairnz) noun 1. Sir Hugh William Bell, 1896–1952, Australian born surgeon in London; noted for his work in the field of brain surgery. 2. Jim (James Ford Cairns), 1914–2003, Australian federal Labor politician; regarded as the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cairns — This interesting surname is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Cairns in the parish of Mid Calder, Midlothian. The name derives from the Old Gaelic carn meaning cairn i.e., a pile of stones raised as a boundary marker or a memorial …   Surnames reference

  • Cairns — /kairnz/, n. a seaport in NE Australia. 48,557. * * * ▪ Queensland, Australia       city and port, northeastern Queensland, Australia, on Trinity Inlet of Trinity Bay. Founded in the 1870s as a government customs collection point, it grew in the… …   Universalium

  • Cairns — Original name in latin Cairns Name in other language CNS, Cairns, Kehrns, Kerns, Kernsa, Kernsas, Krnsa, kai en si, karnz, keanzu, keeonseu, knz, kyrnz, kwynzland, Кернс, Кэрнс, State code AU Continent/City Australia/Brisbane longitude 16.92304… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Cairns — /kairnz/, n. a seaport in NE Australia. 48,557. * * * Cairns [Cairns] [keənz] [kernz] a city in north eastern Queensland, Australia, now an important tourist resort and commercial centre …   Useful english dictionary

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