Ballarat

Ballarat (Ballarat`) , a town in Victoria, and since 1851 the second city in the province, about 100 m. NW. of Melbourne; the centre of the chief gold-fields in the colony, the precious metal being at first washed out of the soil, and now crushed out of the quartz rocks and dug out of deep mines; it is the seat of both a Roman Catholic and a Church of England bishopric.

Population (circa 1900) given as 40,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Ballantyne, John * Ball`ater
Balkash, Lake
Balkh
Ball, John
Ball, Sir R. S.
Ballad
Ballanche, Pierre Simon
Ballantine, James
Ballantine, Serjeant
Ball`antyne, James
Ballantyne, John
Ballarat`
Ball`ater
Balmat, Jacques
Balmawhapple
Bal`mez
Balmor`al
Balmung
Balnaves, Henry
Balsall
Baltic Provinces
Baltic Sea