Definition of Abel Tasman

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abel Tasman

Abdon
Abdul
Abdulaziz
Abdullah
Abdullatif
Abdulmalik
Abdunnasir
Abe
Abecedarian
Abecedarians
Abednego
Abegg's rule
Abel
Abel's bacillus
Abel Janszoon Tasman
Abel Tasman (current term)
Abel test
Abel tests
Abelam
Abelams
Abelard
Abelian
Abelian algebra
Abelian algebras
Abelian group
Abelite
Abelites
Abell-Kendall method
Abellen Ayta
Abelmoschus

Literary usage of Abel Tasman

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1. Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia, from Moreton Bay to Port by Ludwig Leichhardt (1847)
"... CREEK— JOURNALS LOST ; FOUND AGAIN — THE VAN ALPHEN— IMPORTANCE OF TEA—CHOICE OF BULLOCKS FOR AN EXPEDITION—CHOICE OF A DOG—THE CALVERT—THE Abel Tasman— ..."

2. Australian Poets, 1788-1888: Being a Selection of Poems Upon All Subjects by Arthur Patchett Martin, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1890)
"THE STORY OF Abel Tasman. BOLD and bravo, and strong and stalwart, Captain of a ship was ... Little wonder that she loved him, Abel Tasman, brave and tall; ..."

3. Adventure Guide to New Zealand by Bette Flagler (2005)
"Abel Tasman is a real gem, definitely a treasure. ... Watchable wildlife: For an unforgettable experience, go with Abel Tasman Seal Swim. ..."

4. New Zealand by Peter Hinze (1998)
"Abel Tasman NATIONAL PARK At Motueka you again join up ... it is just 20 km to Kaiteriteri, situated at the southern reaches of Abel Tasman National Park. ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"More important still were the voyages of Abel Tasman in the days of Governor-General van Diemen, 1642-4. To Tasman the world is indebted for its first ..."

6. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Abel Tasman, 'Journal of the Voyage to the Unknown Southland' (Translation by JB Walker in 'Abel J. Tasman : His Life, etc.' 1896): and with steps 5 feet ..."

7. The Journal of the Royal Geographic Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1846)
"The lower part of the Abel Tasman forms a broad sheet of salt water ; the banks are ... Between the Abel Tasman and the Seven Emu River, longitude 137° 5', ..."

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