Example sentences for: adelaide

How can you use “adelaide” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Having just got off a 16-hour flight from Adelaide, the longhaired Aussie seemed somewhat bemused by all the fuss.

  • Other loanwords repeat the Sydney pattern, striking or otherwise significant flora, fauna, and weapons being named: so there is the Tasmanian boobialla , a fruit-bearing Acacia, the Melburnian bullan bullan , a beautiful bird with a lyre-shaped tail, the Brisbane yungan gong, the Adelaide pinkie , a bilby or bandicoot, and the Perth quokka , a species of wallaby.

  • Gunyah , the Dharuk word for dwelling, is matched by the Melburnian quamby , a verb meaning lie down, camp, and also a noun meaning shelter, by the Brisbane humpy , the Adelaide wurley , and the Perth mia mia .

  • Westward round the southern coast, Adelaide was first approached from the sea as was, at the western extreme, Perth.

  • The language spoken on the site of Adelaide, Gaurna, though unusually well recorded—by Lutheran missionaries who were amongst the early settlers—again yielded only about ten loans.

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