Definition of Brisbane, Sir Thomas in English:

Brisbane, Sir Thomas

proper noun

  • (1773–1860), Scottish soldier and astronomer; full name Thomas Makdougall Brisbane. In 1790 he joined the army, becoming major general in 1813. He was governor of New South Wales (1821–5) and became an acclaimed astronomer.

Pronunciation

Brisbane, Sir Thomas

/ˈbrɪzbən/