Definition of Tasmanian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Tasmania.

Derivative terms: Tasmania, Tasmania
Partainyms: Tasmania

Definition of Tasmanian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Tasmania, or Van Diemen's Land.

Definition of Tasmanian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Tasmania. ¹

2. Noun. An inhabitant or a resident of the state of Tasmania. ¹

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Medical Definition of Tasmanian

1. Of or pertaining to Tasmania, or Van Diemen's Land. N. A native or inhabitant of Tasmania; specifically (Ethnol), in the plural, the race of men that formerly inhabited Tasmania, but is now extinct. Tasmanain cider tree. A savage carnivorous marsupial. Synonym: zebra wolf. See Zebra wolf, under Wolf. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Tasmanian

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1. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"She states that the mountain home of this animal is now occupied by flocks of sheep, and because of the fact that the " tasmanian wolves " raid the flocks ..."

2. Eaglehawk and Crow: A Study of the Australian Aborigines, Including an by John Mathew (1899)
"The language of the tasmanian aborigines became extinct with Truganini, said to have been the last of her race, who died in 1876. ..."

3. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1891)
"On careful dissection the tasmanian congener proved very distinct from all others. Thus, then, we became suddenly acquainted with a member of this otherwise ..."

4. Journal of conchology (1879)
"NOTES ON A FEW tasmanian LAND AND FRESHWATER SHELLS. BY W. LEGRAND. There are two Helices — H. bisulcata and ff. subangulata — described and figured in ..."

5. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1896)
"[93] Pictures of tasmanian Aborigines. We publish this month a series of pictures representing the last survivors of the tasmanian Race. ..."

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