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n. - Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover New Zealand and a nearby island (1603-1659).

Usage examples (40)
  • I'll dig out your eyes and feed it to the fish in Tasman Sea!
  • Dutch had a small fort, when it was visited by Tasman, which is represented in the drawings that illustrated his journal.
  • His idea was to catch all the aborigines of the island and pen them up on the narrow neck of land known as Tasman's Peninsula.
  • "Didn't I tell you," demanded Steelman, with an impatient ring, and speaking rapidly, "that he lost his mail in the wreck of the 'Tasman'? for more
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