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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
Tasmania
Tasmanija
Tasmania
タスマニア
태즈메이니아
TasmaniëTasmania
Tasmanien
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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