Meaning of Tasmania

Tas•ma•ni•a

Pronunciation: (taz-mā'nē-u, -mān'yu), [key]
— n.
  1. an island S of Australia: a state of the commonwealth of Australia. 418,957; 26,382 sq. mi. (68,330 sq. km). Cap.: Hobart. Formerly,
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