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A narrow channel separating North Island and South Island in New Zealand. It was explored by Capt. James Cook in 1770.
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(Placename) the strait between North and South Islands, New Zealand. Width: 26 km (16 miles)
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a strait in New Zealand between North and South Islands.
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|Noun||1.||Cook Strait - a narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand|
New Zealand - an independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery
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