Cape Breton Island
geographical name island Canada in NE Nova Scotia area 3970 square miles (10,322 square kilometers)

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  • Cape Breton Island — 〚prob. after Canbreton, coastal town in France〛 island constituting the NE part of Nova Scotia, Canada: 3,981 sq mi (10,311 sq km) * * * Island, (pop., 2001: 109,330), eastern part of Nova Scotia, Canada. Separated from the mainland by the Strait …   Universalium

  • Cape Breton Island —   [ keɪp bretən aɪlənd], Atlantikinsel der Provinz Nova Scotia, Kanada, vor dem Sankt Lorenz Golf, 10 311 km2, 166 000 Einwohner, Hauptort ist Sydney. Im Zentrum ein 1 098 km2 großer Salzwassersee (Bras d Or Lake); im gebirgigen Norden (bis 532 m …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cape Breton Island — [prob. after Canbreton, coastal town in France] island constituting the NE part of Nova Scotia, Canada: 3,981 sq mi (10,311 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Cape Breton Island — Infobox Islands name = Cape Breton image caption = Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada image size = locator Location map|Canada Nova Scotia|lat=46.166667|long= 60.75|marksize=16 map custom = yes native name = native name link = nickname =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Breton Island — Kap Breton Insel Westküste der Kap Breton Insel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cape Breton Island — noun An island on the Atlantic coast of Canada, part of the province of Nova Scotia. Syn: Cape Breton, CB …   Wiktionary

  • Cape Breton Island — noun an island that forms the northeastern part of Nova Scotia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑Nova Scotia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape Breton Island — /ˈbrɪtn/ (say britn), /ˈbrɛtn/ (say bretn) noun an island forming the north eastern part of Nova Scotia. 10 282 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Province of Cape Breton Island — is a political movement which calls for the re establishment of the Province of Cape Breton Island to be governed separately from the Province of Nova Scotia. There have been other movements for the re establishment of the Province of Cape Breton …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Breton fiddling — is a lively regional violin style which falls within the Celtic music idiom. Cape Breton Island s fiddle music was brought to North America by Scottish immigrants during the Highland Clearances. These Scottish immigrants were primarily from… …   Wikipedia

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