Definition of Stewart Island in English:

Stewart Island

proper noun

  • 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.

Pronunciation:

Stewart Island

/ˈstjuːətʌɪlənd/