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Sydney

Australian city, founded 1788 and named for British Home Secretary Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney (1733-1800). The family name (also Sidney) is literally "dweller by the well-watered land," from Old English sid "side" + ieg "island."

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Definitions of Sydney from WordNet

Sydney (n.)
the largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman Sea; state capital of New South Wales; Australia's chief port;
From wordnet.princeton.edu