Perth [purth] Examples noun

  1. Also called Perthshire. a historic county in central Scotland.
  2. a city in this county: a port on the Tay River.
  3. a city in and the capital of Western Australia, in SW Australia.

Western Australia noun

  1. a state in W Australia. 975,920 sq. mi. (2,527,635 sq. km). Capital: Perth.

Related formsWestern Australian, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for perth Contemporary Examples of perth

  • You know, I met him for the first time when we were both at a literary event in Perth, Australia.

    Sebastian Barry, Ireland’s Greatest Living Writer, Speaks for the Voiceless

    Allen Barra

    May 23, 2014

  • Harry will be in Sydney for just a few more hours before heading on to Perth, flying out on Sunday.

    Prince Harry Meets Australian PM’s “Not Bad Looking” Daughters

    Tom Sykes

    October 5, 2013

  • They are, from left to right, Perth (bottom left corner), Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.

    Australia’s Ominously Bright Night Sky

    Justin Green

    December 10, 2012

  • We were living in a modest house in the city of Perth, Australia.

    Handcuffs, Ropes, and an Open Window: How I Escaped an Unthinkable Childhood

    Genyfer Spark

    January 29, 2012

  • That is, 11 percent of men aged 90 to 95 in Perth, Australia.

    Hef’s Sexless Engagement

    Anneli Rufus

    July 28, 2011

  • Historical Examples of perth

  • Mr. Randell, the Chairman of the Perth Municipality, read an address of welcome.

    Explorations in Australia

    John Forrest

  • We started from Perth on the afternoon of Wednesday, the 30th of March, 1870.

    Explorations in Australia

    John Forrest

  • I am always thankful to any person that brought me into city of Perth.

    Explorations in Australia

    John Forrest

  • In Australia, Coolgardie had succumbed and Perth was in a panic.

    Spawn of the Comet

    Harold Thompson Rich

  • Soul of my body, it is not thus that I had looked to fare when I took service at Perth.

    The Tavern Knight

    Rafael Sabatini

  • British Dictionary definitions for perth Perth noun

    1. a city in central Scotland, in Perth and Kinross on the River Tay: capital of Scotland from the 12th century until the assassination of James I there in 1437. Pop: 43 450 (2001)
    2. a city in SW Australia, capital of Western Australia, on the Swan River: major industrial centre; University of Western Australia (1911). Pop: 1 176 542 (2001)

    Western Australia noun

    1. a state of W Australia: mostly an arid undulating plateau, with the Great Sandy Desert, Gibson Desert, and Great Victoria Desert in the interior; settlement concentrated in the southwest; rich mineral resources. Capital: Perth. Pop: 1 969 046 (2003 est). Area: 2 527 636 sq km (975 920 sq miles)

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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