abbrev. PE or PEI
island province of SE Canada
, in the S Gulf of St. Lawrence: 2,185 sq mi
(5,659 sq km); pop. 135,000; cap
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Word origin of 'Prince Edward Island'
after Prince Edward
, Duke of Kent (1767-1820), father of Queen Victoria2