The port town Melbourne in southeast Australia is the capital of Victoria and the country's second largest city. It was named in 1837 in honour of William Lamb, second Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848), the British prime minister. The minister's own title comes from his seat, Melbourne Hall in Derbyshire. 
The place name Melbourne means 'middle stream': Old English middel (replaced by Old Norse meðal) = 'middle' and Old English burna = 'stream' 
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