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  1. A town in Queensland, Australia.
  2. (rare) A female given name.
    • 1954 Theodore Sturgeon, The Golden Helix, in Leo Marguelis:Three Times Infinity, Fawcett Publications 1958, page 109:
      The child, a girl, was albino like April, and had exactly April's deep red eyes. Sol and Libra named her Emerald, a green name and a ground-term rather than a sky-term, as if in open expression of the slow spell worked on them all by Viridis.
    • 1978, Mary Manning, The last chronicles of Ballyfungus (page 48)
      Mrs. Emerald Walsh was helping out at the presbytery.