Van Diemen's Land
geographical name — see Tasmania

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Van Diemen's Land — /van dee meuhnz/ former name of Tasmania. * * * ▪ state, Australia       (1642–1855), the southeastern Australian island colony that became the commonwealth state of Tasmania. Named for Anthony van Diemen, governor general of the Dutch East… …   Universalium

  • Van Diemen's Land — [van dē′mənz] former name for TASMANIA …   English World dictionary

  • Van Diemen's Land — Infobox Islands name = Van Diemen s Land image caption = 1852 map of Van Diemen s Land location = Southern Ocean|coordinates = coord|42|00|S|147|00|E| area = 68,401 km2 (26,410 sq mi). highest mount = Mount Ossa elevation = 1,614 m (5,295 ft)… …   Wikipedia

  • Van Diemen's Land — Tasmanie Tasmania (Tasmanie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Van-Diemen's-Land — Tasmania Flagge Wappen (Details) (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van-Diemen’s-Land — Tasmania Flagge Wappen (Details) (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van Diemen's Land — Tasmania Flagge Wappen (Details) (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van Diemen’s Land — Tasmania Flagge Wappen (Details) (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van Diemen's Land — Van Die′men s Land [[t]væn ˈdi mənz[/t]] n. geg former name of Tasmania …   From formal English to slang

  • Van Diemen's Land — noun the name originally given to Tasmania by Abel Tasman in 1642. {named after Anthony Van Diemen, Governor General of Dutch East Indies 1636} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Van Diemen's Land — /van dee meuhnz/ former name of Tasmania …   Useful english dictionary

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