Definition of Perth in English:

Perth

proper noun

  • The capital of the state of Western Australia, in western Australia, on the Indian Ocean; population 1,602,559 (2008). Founded by the British in 1829, it developed rapidly after the discovery in 1890 of gold in the region and the opening in 1897 of the harbor at Fremantle.

Pronunciation

Perth

/pərTH/ /pərθ/