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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
28th August 2014
Reference:   8987
Placename:   Breeza
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 23rd September 2005
GNB File:   GNB3769, 5205
LGA:   Gunnedah
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 15 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 28 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 14 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 28 04
Topographic Map:   Breeza
1:100000 Map:   Curlewis 8935
Parish:   Breeza
County:   Pottinger
Description:   A town on the Mooki River 40 km SE (by road) of Gunnedah. Boundaries in Liverpool Plains LGA shown on map marked GNB5205 Boundaries in Gunnedah LGA shown on map marked GNB3769
Meaning:   An Aboriginal word meaning `one hill' in this locality. References: (Science of Man Vol.13 p.189 (M.L. Q *) OR Aboriginal for "a place of fleas" (Rev.William Ridley - Kamilaroi and other Australian Languages, 1875)
Origin:   Considered that firstly the `Breeza' run and later all other uses of this name come from the Aboriginal descriptive name for Breeza Mt on STM Breeza. No official record of naming parish or town found; names of forest and railway station follow from parish and town names.*
History:   `Breeza' run (sometimes spelt Breezer) is at the foot of Breeza Mt that is the station headquarters. It still exists STMR Breeza 438-304. The run was settled early and held by Andrew Lang in 1848 (N.S.W. *
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