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Hobart

[hoh-bert or for 1, 4, -bahrt; hoh-bahrt for 2]
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noun
  1. Gar·ret Augustus [gar-it] /ˈgær ɪt/, 1844–99, U.S. lawyer and politician: vice president of the U.S. 1897–99.
  2. a seaport on and the capital of Tasmania, SE of Australia.
  3. a city in NW Indiana.
  4. a male given name.

Tasmania

[taz-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh]
noun
  1. an island S of Australia: a state of the commonwealth of Australia. 26,382 sq. mi. (68,330 sq. km). Capital: Hobart.
Related formsTas·ma·ni·an, adjective, noun
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Hobart

noun
  1. a port in Australia, capital of the island state of Tasmania on the estuary of the Derwent: excellent natural harbour; University of Tasmania (1890). Pop: 126 048 (2001)

Tasmania

noun
  1. 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: 479 958 (2003 est). Area: 68 332 sq km (26 383 sq miles)Former name (1642–1855): Van Diemen's Land
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