Brisbane

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Bris·bane | \ˈbriz-bən, -ˌbān\

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city, port, and capital of Queensland, Australia population 1,874,427

Note: Brisbane is located near the mouth of the Brisbane River, which is 215 miles (344 kilometers) long.

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