Tasmania


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Tas·ma·ni·a

 (tăz-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə)
An island state of southeast Australia consisting of the island of Tasmania along with several smaller islands and separated from the mainland by Bass Strait. Abel Tasman explored the island in 1642, naming it Van Diemen's Land. It was renamed in his honor in 1856. Tasmania joined Australia in 1901. Hobart is the capital.

Tas·ma′ni·an adj. & n.

Tasmania

(tæzˈmeɪnɪə)
n
(Placename) an island in the S Pacific, south of mainland Australia: forms, with offshore islands, the smallest state of Australia; discovered by the Dutch explorer Tasman in 1642; used as a penal colony by the British (1803–53); mostly forested and mountainous. Capital: Hobart. Pop: 512 000 (2012 est). Area: 68 332 sq km (26 383 sq miles). Former name (1642–1855): Van Diemen's Land

Tas•ma•ni•a

(tæzˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə)

n.
an island S of Australia: a state of the commonwealth of Australia. 473,022; 26,382 sq. mi. (68,330 sq. km). Cap.: Hobart. Formerly, Van Diemen's Land.
Tas•ma′ni•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tasmania - an Australian state on the island of TasmaniaTasmania - an Australian state on the island of Tasmania
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Hobart - a port and state capital of Tasmania
2.Tasmania - an island off the southeastern coast of Australia
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Translations
Tasmánie
Tasmanien
Tasmaania
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Tasmanija
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タスマニア
태즈메이니아
TasmaniëTasmania
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รัฐทัสมาเนียในประเทศออสเตรเลีย
bang Tasmania

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[tæzˈmeɪnɪə] NTasmania f

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[tæzˈmeɪniə] nTasmanie f

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nTasmanien nt

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[tæzˈmeɪnɪə] nla Tasmania

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تَسْمانيا Tasmánie Tasmanien Tasmanien Τασμανία Tasmania Tasmania Tasmanie Tasmanija Tasmania タスマニア 태즈메이니아 Tasmanië Tasmania Tasmania Tasmânia Тасмания Tasmanien รัฐทัสมาเนียในประเทศออสเตรเลีย Tazmanya bang Tasmania 塔斯马尼亚
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After a time, for cooler climate, I went down to southermost Tasmania in forty-three South.
Hobart Town, from the census of 1835, contained 13,826 inhabitants, and the whole of Tasmania 36,505.
The Beagle sailed from Tasmania, and, on the 6th of the ensuing month, reached King George's Sound, situated close to the S.
Richardson, also, speaks of the reappearance on the shores of New Zealand, Tasmania, &c.
My brother's ship was sunk, no one knows where, on the voyage home from Tasmania.
There is no doubt that the best way to protect Tasmanias share of the GST is through a strong, Hodgman majority Liberal Government who will fight for Tasmania at every turn, and who also has a strong relationship with the Federal Government.
Premier Minister for Tourism Hospitality and Events Will Hodgman said that the list made Tasmania a must-see destination; especially that it is the only destination in Australia and New Zealand to make it on the list.
Once again, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia have worked together in planning.
An operations room was set up by the embassy to maintain round-the-clock communication with all Emirati students in Tasmania and SMS were sent to all nationals in the Australian state, he added.
They are demanding an investigation into the role of Hydro Tasmania and the suspension of Hydro Tasmania's operations in Sarawak.
CA Tasmania announced the ground would now be called Blundstone Arena, Bellerive in a five-year deal worth more than a million dollars with boot-maker Blundstone.
In the book's early parts there are short chapters on the geology of Tasmania, fossicking in Tasmania, early research by William Petterd and others, and "Mining in Tasmania.

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