Tasmania

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geographical name Tas·ma·nia \taz-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of Tasmania

  1. 1 or before 1856 Van Diemen's Landplay \van-ˈdē-mənz\ island in the South Pacific separated from the southeastern part of mainland Australia by Bass Strait

  2. 2 state of southeastern Australia south of Victoria and coextensive with the island of Tasmania; capital Hobart area 26,383 square miles (68,332 square kilometers), population 495,354

Tasmanian

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TASMANIA Defined for English Language Learners

Tasmania

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Definition of Tasmania for English Language Learners

  • : island of Australia


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