Wa·ver·ley (wāʹvər-lē)
A city of southeast Australia, an industrial suburb of Melbourne. Population: 122,471.

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the main railway station in Edinburgh, Scotland, at the eastern end of Princes Street. It was opened in 1846, when it was called the General Station, but in 1854 it was named after the Waverley novels by Sir Walter Scott.

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      borough (district), administrative and historic county of Surrey, England. It occupies the southwestern corner of the county, along the Hampshire and Sussex borders. Its wooded hills and heathlands have been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Much of the district is drained by the River Wey. In the north are the medieval market towns of Farnham, surrounding a Norman castle, and Godalming, once known for leather tanning and the cloth trade. In the south is Haslemere, home of the musical Dolmetsch family. Area 133 square miles (345 square km). Pop. (2001) 115,639.

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