Tassie

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From Tasmania +‎ -ie (diminutive suffix).

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Tassie

  1. (informal, Australia) Tasmania.
    • 1995 April, AUUGN, page 28,
      He was disappointed that Tassie had not been able to be included in the Brent Chapman tour and this together with highly successful visit by Kirk McKusik and Gene Spafford had convinced him it was worth seeking a chapter in Tassie.
    • 2006 August 28, Louisa Hearn, The Sydney Morning Herald, Tassie YouTube star calls it quits,
      Emmalina, an 18-year-old YouTube hit from Tassie, has bowed out of internet stardom for good after her computer was hacked and her privacy invaded, sparking fears for her own safety.
    • 2009, Justine Vaisutis, Australia, Lonely Planet, page 636,
      Tassie is a good size for exploring by bicycle and is a perennial favourite with visiting touring cyclists.

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