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SOUTH MELBOURNE

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 513 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SOUTH MELBOURNE, a city of Bourke county, Victoria, Australia, separated from Melbourne in 1855, proclaimed a city in 1883, and formerly known as Emerald Hill. Pop. (Igot), 40,637. It returns three members Ito parliament and contains the residence of the governor of the colony. The wharves on the river Yarra and its numerous manufactures contribute to the wealth and importance of the city.
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