How do locals pronounce Melbourne?

Melbourne (“Mel-bin”)

To instantly feel like a Melbourne resident, rather than a visitor, pronounce the city like the locals do: “Mel-bin”.

Is it pronounced melbin or Melbourne?

Melbourne: It’s pronouncedMelbin,” not “Melborn”

Why do Americans pronounce Melbourne?

/ˈmælbən / (Mal-bun) is how New Zealanders and Southern Victorians, including Melburnians themselves, pronounce Melbourne, because they have the salary–celery merger (which has puzzlingly been called “Melbourne raising”, though the vowel is in fact lowered.)

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