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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 73 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GLADSTONE, a seaport of Clinton county, Queensland, Australia, 328 M. by rail N.E. of Brisbane. Pop. (1901) 1566. It possesses a fine, well-sheltered harbour reputed one of the best in Queensland, at the mouth of the river Boyne. Gold, manganese, copper and coal are found in the neighbourhood. Gladstone, founded in 1847, became a municipality in 1863. See J. F., Hogan, The Gladstone Colony (London, 1898). GLAGOLI'fIC, an early Slavonic alphabet: also the liturgy written therein, and the people (Dalmatians and Roman Catholic Montenegrins) among whom it has survived by special licence of the Pope (see SLAVS for table of letters).
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GLADSHEIM (Old Norse Gladsheimr)

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