Definition of Cook Strait

1. Noun. A narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand.

Group relationships: New Zealand
Generic synonyms: Sound, Strait

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cook Strait

Convolvulus arvensis
Convolvulus scammonia
Convolvulus sepium
Conyza canadensis
Cook's tour
Cook's tours
Cook Islander
Cook Islanders
Cook Islands
Cook Islands Maori
Cook Strait (current term)
Cooke's speculum
Cookie Monster
Cool Britannia
Cooley's anaemia
Cooley's anemia
Coolgardie safe
Coolidge tube
Coombs' serum
Coombs murmur

Literary usage of Cook Strait

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"E. of Cook Strait), Aucklands and Campbell Island are alone of any value. All these are grassy and the Chathams are inhabited by sheep-farming colonists. ..."

2. Australia by Jo Ellen Moore (1999)
"South Island North Cape Bay of Plenty Stewart Island Cook Strait Pacific Ocean Wellington | j Christchurch Lake Taupo Tasman Sea _ _J North Island 1 I ..."

3. New Zealand Official Yearbook by New Zealand Dept. of Statistics (1904)
"Cook Strait. Cook Strait separates the North and Middle Islands. It is some sixteen miles across at its narrowest part, but in the widest about ninety. ..."

4. Abraham Lincoln and Constitutional Government by Bartow Adolphus Ulrich (1916)
"That it has become necessary that the seat of Government in the colony should be transferred to some suitable locality in Cook Strait. (2. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Port Nicholson is an inlet of Cook Strait, the waterway dividing the north from the south island. The original capital was Auckland, but it had the ..."

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