Maritime provinces
Maritime provinces Maritime provinces, Maritimes Maritimesprop. n. The Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Syn: Maritime Provinces. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Maritime Provinces — Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, & Prince Edward Island …   English World dictionary

  • Maritime Provinces — noun the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island • Syn: ↑Maritimes, ↑Canadian Maritime Provinces • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maritime Provinces — Maritimer, n. the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. Also called Maritimes. * * * Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. They are located on the Atlantic Coast and the… …   Universalium

  • Maritime Provinces — or Maritimes geographical name the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, & Prince Edward Island sometimes thought to include also the province of Newfoundland & Labrador; see Atlantic Provinces …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Maritime provinces — noun The region of Canada comprising the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Syn: Maritimes …   Wiktionary

  • Maritime Provinces — Mar′itime Prov′inces n. pl. geg the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island Also called Mar′i•times . Mar′i•tim er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Maritime Provinces — /mærətaɪm ˈprɒvənsəz/ (say maruhtuym provuhnsuhz) plural noun those Canadian provinces encompassing the south eastern most corner of Canada: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. 134 584 km2 (combined area) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Maritime Provinces — New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Maritime Provinces —    B Movement for union of, 161, 186; Taché argues advantages of union with, 169 170; coal mines of, 170; shipping of, 170, 174; inclusion of, in Confederation, opposed by Dorion, 176; British government brings pressure upon, in interests of… …   The makers of Canada

  • Vegetation of New England and the Maritime Provinces — This area is dominated by a forest ecoregion called the New England Acadian forests which is a temperate broadleaf and mixed forest. [ [http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/ecoregions/50410.htm Bioimages on Vanderbilt.edu: New England/Acadian… …   Wikipedia

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