meaning of captain cook

captain cook meaning in General Dictionary

English navigator just who claimed the eastern coastline of Australia for Britain and discovered a number of Pacific islands (1728-1779)

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Many of the early converts to the New Church were among the most fervent advocates of the abolition of slavery, one was the medical officer of the first batch of convicts sent to Botany Bay; from the house of another, William Cookworthy of Plymouth, Captain Cook sailed on his last voyage.

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