New South Wales
- One of the six states of Australia. Capital: Sydney. Situated in the south-eastern part of the continent.
- (historical) (1770—1850s) The original name conferred on Australia by Captain James Cook, and used to describe the entire eastern portion of the continent.
- (historical) (1788—1901) The colony that was founded in 1788, which grew progressively smaller as other colonies were separated from it, and became a state in 1901.
one state of Australia