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TASMANIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Tasmania mean? 

TASMANIA (noun)
  The noun TASMANIA has 2 senses:

1. an Australian state on the island of Tasmania
2. an island off the southeastern coast of Australia

  Familiarity information: TASMANIA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TASMANIA (noun)


Sense 1Tasmania [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An Australian state on the island of Tasmania

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

Australian state (one of the states constituting Australia)

Meronyms (parts of "Tasmania"):

Hobart (a port and state capital of Tasmania)

Holonyms ("Tasmania" is a part of...):

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)


Sense 2Tasmania [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An island off the southeastern coast of Australia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Holonyms ("Tasmania" is a part of...):

Australia (the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean)


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