[hoh-bert or for 1, 4, -bahrt; hoh-bahrt for 2]
- Gar·ret Augustus [gar-it] /ˈgær ɪt/, 1844–99, U.S. lawyer and politician: vice president of the U.S. 1897–99.
- a seaport on and the capital of Tasmania, SE of Australia.
- a city in NW Indiana.
- a male given name.
- an island S of Australia: a state of the commonwealth of Australia. 26,382 sq. mi. (68,330 sq. km). Capital: Hobart.
Formerly Van Diemen's Land.
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Prematurely retired in early 1940, Hobart was brought back at the personal insistence of Churchill.
Hobart apparently threw his British heart and soul into his task.
John Young, director of admissions at Hobart, goes one step further.
We want to know what you know about Hobart and why it would be a good fit for you.
His work has appeared in such venues as Chizine, Space and Time, elimae, Wigleaf, Hobart, The Los Angeles Review, and PANK.Shorter Is Better
December 13, 2010
The principal line is that connecting Launceston with Hobart.
There are only two towns of any size—Hobart in the south and Launceston in the north.
Hobart, which up to 1881 was called Hobart Town, has a most enchanting situation.
I wired to Hobart, but, having no reply, so faith I reckoned you had left.
I recognised it as belonging to Macpherson, of Hobart, who was in the habit of letting it out.
- 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)
- 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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