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1. tasmania

an Australian state on the island of Tasmania

2. tasmania

an island off the southeastern coast of Australia

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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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island south of Victoria, Australia: c. 24,450 sq mi (63,325 sq km)
state of Australia comprising this island & smaller nearby islands: 26,178 sq mi (67,801 sq km); pop. 473,000; cap. Hobart

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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.

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