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A city of southeast Tasmania, Australia, on an inlet of the Tasman Sea. Founded in 1804 as a penal colony, it is the capital of Tasmania.


(Placename) a port in Australia, capital of the island state of Tasmania on the estuary of the Derwent: excellent natural harbour; University of Tasmania (1890). Pop: 216 656 (2011)


(ˈhoʊ bərt, -bɑrt)

the capital of Tasmania, in SE Australia. 184,000.
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Noun1.Hobart - a port and state capital of TasmaniaHobart - a port and state capital of Tasmania
Tasmania - an Australian state on the island of Tasmania


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When I returned to Hobart Town, where drink was obtainable, I drank as of old.
Some of them were more fair to see than the others; many were (to put it mildly) somewhat over-masted; all were expected to make good passages; and of all that line of ships, whose rigging made a thick, enormous network against the sky, whose brasses flashed almost as far as the eye of the policeman at the gates could reach, there was hardly one that knew of any other port amongst all the ports on the wide earth but London and Sydney, or London and Melbourne, or London and Adelaide, perhaps with Hobart Town added for those of smaller tonnage.
Dumont d'Urville, commander of the Astrolabe, had then sailed, and two months after Dillon had left Vanikoro he put into Hobart Town.
It must be confessed that a family likeness pervaded these respectable progeny of Drowne's skill; that the benign countenance of the king resembled those of his subjects, and that Miss Peggy Hobart, the merchant's daughter, bore a remarkable similitude to Britannia, Victory, and other ladies of the allegoric sisterhood; and, finally, that they all had a kind of wooden aspect which proved an intimate relationship with the unshaped blocks of timber in the carver's workshop.
Sydney -- Excursion to Bathurst -- Aspect of the Woods -- Party of Natives -- Gradual Extinction of the Aborigines -- Infection generated by associated Men in health -- Blue Mountains -- View of the grand gulf-like Valleys -- Their origin and formation -- Bathurst, general civility of the Lower Orders -- State of Society -- Van Diemen's Land -- Hobart Town -- Aborigines all banished -- Mount Wellington -- King George's Sound -- Cheerless Aspect of the Country -- Bald Head, calcareous casts of branches of Trees -- Party of Natives -- Leave Australia.
When a large order for weighing equipment is confirmed, Ray Bittikofer, product line manager for Hobart weighing systems, along with a member of the sales force begin to plan the installation and alert manufacturing, service and other divisions of the impending order.
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The proposal by a Hobart City Council alderman for a closure of Campbell Street to traffic would worsen traffic congestion in Hobarts CBD and should be rejected by the Council.
The Caprice 40's other best overall Hobart results were fourth in 2007 and fifth in 2013.
com)-- Local financial advisory firm, Hobart Financial Group, announced today the addition of several new roles to its firm headquartered in Ballantyne.
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