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Nova Scotia (ˈnəʊvə ˈskəʊʃə



  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: 921 727 (2011 est). Area: 52 841 sq km (20 402 sq miles)

Abbreviation: NS


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