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Tasman

[taz-muh n; Dutch tahs-mahn] /ˈtæz mən; Dutch ˈtɑsˌmɑn/
noun
1.
Abel Janszoon
[ah-buh l yahn-sohn] /ˈɑ bəl ˈyɑn soʊn/ (Show IPA),
1602?–59, Dutch navigator and explorer.
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Tasman

/ˈtæzmən/
noun
1.
Abel Janszoon (ˈabəl ˈjansuːn). 1603–59, Dutch navigator, who discovered Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Tonga and Fiji Islands (1642–43)
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