Straitsman

/ˈstreɪtsmən/ (say 'straytsmuhn)

noun (plural Straitsmen)
1. a person living on an island in Bass Strait.
2. (also lower case) Australian History a Bass Strait sealer.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Straitsman — Schwesterschiff Hammerodde p1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • straitsman — ˈstrātsmən noun (plural straitsmen “) Etymology: from the Straits, name used formerly to designate the Strait of Malacca, or Bass strait, Australia 1. : a ship equipped and suited for service in and about the Strait of Malacca 2. usually… …   Useful english dictionary

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