James Cook

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Noun1.James Cook - English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)James Cook - English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
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Captain Cooke made no mistake from 12 yards, sending former Yeovil goalkeeper Marek Stech the wrong way to give his side a slender advantage heading into the break.
The 'hologram' was in fact a Catpix, a proprietary direct-write diffractive pattern of Captain Cooke produced by CSIRO (the national research institute), and it was a commemorative issue celebrating the anniversary of his arrival off the shores of Australia.
PIRATE radio station founder Captain Cooke sexually abused young girls while DJs broadcast in a room below, a woman claimed in court yesterday.