Definition of Tasman

1. Noun. Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659).

Exact synonyms: Abel Janszoon Tasman, Abel Tasman
Generic synonyms: Navigator



Definition of Tasman

1. Proper noun. A surname. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tasman

Tas.
Tasbeha
Tasbehas
Taser
Tasered
Tasering
Tasers
Tash
Tasha
Tashkent
Tashmit
Tashmitum
Tashunca-Uitco
Tasikmalaya
Taskent
Tasman
Tasman Sea
Tasman dwarf pine
Tasmania
Tasmanian
Tasmanian blue gum
Tasmanian blue gums
Tasmanian devil
Tasmanian devils
Tasmanian tiger
Tasmanian wolf
Tasmanian wolves
Tasmanians

Literary usage of Tasman

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"This I found growing in many spots along the tasman valley—indeed, almost up to the terminal moraine of THE tasman VALLEY, ..."

2. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1891)
"The Glaciers of the tasman Valley. A Lecture by GE MANNERING ; given at the Second Evening Meeting, 16th January, 1891. THE lecturer began by saying that he ..."

3. The High Alps of New Zealand, Or, A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes by William Spotswood Green (1883)
"We ascend the Mount tasman Spur.—Edelweiss.—Bivouac.—Ascent of Mount Cook. THE southern ridge of Mount Cook having proved impracticable, and as the route to ..."

4. The History of Taranaki: A Standard Work on the History of the Province by Benjamin Wells (1878)
"3;jjf HE DISCOVERY of New Zealand is popularly attributed to VU Abel Jansen tasman, a Dutch navigator, who, under a com- t mission from Anthony Van Diemen, ..."

5. New Zealand in Evolution: Industrial, Economic and Political by Guy Hardy Scholefield, William Pember Reeves (1909)
"... II THE FIGHT FOR BRITISH SOVEREIGNTY Discovery by tasman—The tragedy of ... There is small reason to believe that Abel Janz tasman was not the first ..."

6. Adventure in New Zealand from 1839 to 1844: With Some Account of the by Edward Jerningham Wakefield, Robert Stout (1908)
"CHAPTER I. Early History of New Zealand—tasman,—Cook,—Church Mission,—Magistrates ... The islands of New Zealand were first seen by tasman in; ..."

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