Cook Strait
geographical name strait New Zealand between North Island & South Island

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cook Strait — …   Wikipedia

  • Cook Strait — Cook Strait, Neuseeland Die Cook Strait (maori: Raukawa), (deutsch: Cookstraße) ist eine Meerenge im Seegebiet von Neuseeland, die die beiden Hauptinseln Neuseelands voneinander trennt und mit zu den stürmischsten Meeresstraßen der Welt zählt.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cook Strait — Cook′ Strait′ n. geg a strait in New Zealand between North and South Islands …   From formal English to slang

  • Cook Strait — strait between North Island & South Island, New Zealand: narrowest point, 16 mi (26 km) …   English World dictionary

  • COOK STRAIT —    strait between the North and the South Island, New Zealand …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Cook Strait — a strait in New Zealand between North and South Islands. * * * Strait, separating North and South islands of New Zealand. Extending from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean, it is about 14 mi (23 km) wide at its narrowest point and averages 420… …   Universalium

  • Cook Strait — noun a narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand • Instance Hypernyms: ↑strait, ↑sound • Part Holonyms: ↑New Zealand * * * a strait in New Zealand between North and South Islands. * * * the strait that separates… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cook Strait — /kʊk ˈstreɪt/ (say kook strayt) noun a strait between the North Island and the South Island in NZ. About 24 km wide at the narrowest point …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cook Strait — narrow channel of water which separates the northern and southern islands of New Zealand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cook Strait Ferry — collectively refers to the ferry services plying between the North Island and South Island of New Zealand. Currently, there are two companies, Bluebridge and Interislander, sailing several times daily from Wellington, North Island, to Picton, the …   Wikipedia

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