[lawn-ses-tuh n, lahn-]
- a city on N Tasmania.
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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.
Launceston and Hobart are as jealous of each other, if not more so, than Melbourne and Sydney.Australia Revenged
Invermay—a village near Launceston, on the road to George Town.
It is on the road through the western district, about 60 miles from Launceston.
- a city in Australia, the chief port of the island state of Tasmania on the Tamar River, 64 km (40 miles) from Bass Strait. Pop: 68 443 (2001)
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