Why is sydney named sydney?

Vladimir Zemlak asked a question: Why is sydney named sydney?
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Date created: Thu, Aug 5, 2021 8:32 PM
Date updated: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 3:03 AM


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  • Phillip intended to name the settlement Albion, the poetic name for England. However, he quickly changed his mind and named the bay Sydney Cove in honour of Lord Sydney, the Secretary of State for the Home Office. The settlement itself later became known as Sydney Town.

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