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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: 921 727 (2011 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)
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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