Definition of Stewart Island in English:

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Stewart Island

Pronunciation: /ˈstjuːətʌɪlənd/
An island of New Zealand, situated off the south coast of the South Island, from which it is separated by the Foveaux Strait; chief settlement, Oban.

Origin

Named after Captain William Stewart, a whaler and sealer who made a survey of the island in 1809.

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