PARRAMATTA


PARRAMATTA
   (12), next to Sydney, from which it is 14 m. W., the oldest town in New South Wales; manufactures colonial tweeds and Parramatta cloths, and is in the centre of orange groves and fruit gardens.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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