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Nova Scotia (ˈnəʊvə ˈskəʊʃə Pronunciation for Nova Scotia



  1. a peninsula in E Canada, between the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Bay of Fundy
  2. a province of E Canada, consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island: first settled by the French as Acadia. Capital: Halifax. Pop: 936 960 (2004 est). Area: 52 841 sq km (20 402 sq miles)

Example Sentences Including 'Nova Scotia'

A pilot plant in Phalen, Nova Scotia , completes its first test phase in February.
New Scientist (1999)
I want to know - from seeing the wreck myself - that you have found the Nova Scotia.
Jenkins, Geoffrey A Daystar of Fear
In 1960, he gained admission to the Nova Scotia Bar, joining the Halifax law firm then known as Wickwire MacInnes & Wilson.
Globe and Mail (2003)
More than 3,800 gold bars and 935 tonnes of silver was held in an underground vault by Canada's Nova Scotia Bank.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Over half a century, if the Nova Scotia went down on sand, I'd say she'd be practically invisible by now.
Jenkins, Geoffrey A Daystar of Fear
Some provinces such as Nova Scotia and Quebec have laws restricting where people can smoke.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The Swiss Air jumbo crashed in Nova Scotia , killing more than 200 people.
Independent (1999)
Transatlantic flights from London stopped at Prestwick, Reykjavik, Gander and Nova Scotia.
Brenda Maddox ROSALIND FRANKLIN (2002)
`I - we - the South African Italians have always felt the need of a token for the Nova Scotia dead.
Jenkins, Geoffrey A Daystar of Fear


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