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PRAHRAN

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 250 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PRAHRAN, a city of Bourke county, Victoria, Australia, 31 m. by rail S.E. of Melbourne and suburban to it. Pop. (1901), 41,161. It is connected with Melbourne by cable tram over a fine iron girder bridge across the Yarra. Many of its streets are planted with trees and it has numerous handsome shops and villas. Prahran was proclaimed a city in 1879.
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