Proper Noun

  • One of the six federal states of Australia (country), consisting of one large, eponymous and several much smaller islands, off the eastern part of Australia's south coast, having its capital at Hobart.
  • The colony that became the state of Tasmania at federation in 1901.
  • The large island of Australia (country) comprising the majority of the state of Tasmania's land area and on which most of its inhabitants live.


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  • After the Dutch naval explorer Abel Tasman, who discovered the island and New Zealand in 1642.

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