Tasman

[ taz-muh n; Dutch tahs-mahn ]
/ ˈtæz mən; Dutch ˈtɑsˌmɑn /

noun

A·bel Jans·zoon [ah-buh l yahn-sohn] /ˈɑ bəl ˈyɑn soʊn/, 1602?–59, Dutch navigator and explorer.
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Tasman

/ (ˈtæzmən) /

noun

Abel Janszoon (ˈabəl ˈjansuːn). 1603–59, Dutch navigator, who discovered Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Tonga and Fiji Islands (1642–43)
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