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Cook, Captain James

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCook, Captain JamesCaptain James CookCook, Captain James  (1728–79) a British sailor and explorer who sailed to Australia and New Zealand, and claimed the eastern coast of Australia for Britain. He also discovered several islands in the Pacific Ocean, including Hawaii, where he was killed.
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