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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.
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(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
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Tas•ma•ni•a(tæzˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə)
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.
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|Noun||1.||Tasmania - 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
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Tasmania[tæzˈmeɪnɪə] N → Tasmania f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Tasmania[tæzˈmeɪniə] n → Tasmanie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Tasmanien nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Tasmania[tæzˈmeɪnɪə] n → la Tasmania
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
Tasmania→ 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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