Definitions for hobartˈhoʊ bərt, -bɑrt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ho•bartˈhoʊ bərt, -bɑrt(n.)
the capital of Tasmania, in SE Australia. 184,000.
Category: Geography (places)
a port and state capital of Tasmania
The state capital of Tasmania (Australia), named for a Lord Hobart.
derived from a variant of Hubert.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
capital of Tasmania, is situated on the estuary of the Derwent, at the base of Mount Wellington; is handsomely laid out in the form of a square; is the seat of government, and has many fine public buildings; has a splendid natural harbour; the manufacture of flour, jam, leather, besides brewing, shipbuilding, and iron-founding, are its chief industries; it has extensive suburbs, and is a favourite health resort.