Westralia
geographical name Western Australia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Westralia — is a common contraction of Western Australia. Specific uses include: *The first HMAS Westralia was initially an armed merchant cruiser, which was converted into an infantry landing ship during the Second World War. *The second HMAS Westralia was… …   Wikipedia

  • Westralia — /wɛsˈtreɪljə/ (say wes traylyuh) noun Colloquial Western Australia …   Australian English dictionary

  • HMAS Westralia (O 195) — was a modified Leaf class replenishment oiler which served with the Royal Australian Navy from 1989 to 2006. The ship was originally leased from the United Kingdom, where it had previously served with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary as RFA Appleleaf… …   Wikipedia

  • HMAS Westralia (1939) — The first HMAS Westralia was an auxiliary cruiser of the Royal Australian Navy. It was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Glasgow for the Huddart Parker company as a twin screw motor vessel, being completed in 1929. Westralia was… …   Wikipedia

  • HMAS Westralia (1939) — HMAS Westralia Histoire A servi dans Royal Australian Navy Commanditaire Huddart Parker. Lancement 1929 Armé janvier 1940 Caractéristiques techniques Type cargo puis croiseur auxiliaire et transport de troupes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HMAS Westralia — There have been two ships in the Royal Australian Navy to be named HMAS Westralia :*The first Westralia was initially an armed merchant cruiser, which was converted into an infantry landing ship during the Second World War. *The second Westralia… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Royal Australian Navy — The History of the Royal Australian Navy can be traced back to 1788 and the colonisation of Australia by the British. During the period until 1859, vessels of the Royal Navy made frequent trips to the new colonies. In 1859, the Australia Squadron …   Wikipedia

  • Histoire de la marine australienne — Article principal : Royal Australian Navy. On peut faire partir l histoire de la Marine royale australienne de l année 1788 avec la colonisation de l Australie par les Britanniques. De 1788 jusqu en 1859, les navires de la marine de guerre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perth Airport — This article is about an airport in Australia. For other uses, see Perth Airport (disambiguation). Perth Airport IATA: PER – …   Wikipedia

  • Western Australia — Coordinates: 26°0′S 121°0′E / 26°S 121°E / 26; 121 …   Wikipedia

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