Halifax
I. biographical name Earl of 1881-1959 Edward Frederick Lindley Wood English statesman & diplomat II. geographical name 1. municipality & port Canada capital of Nova Scotia population 359,111 2. town N England in West Yorkshire population 87,488 • Haligonian noun

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  • Halifax — may refer to any of the following:Places;Australia *Halifax Bay, North Queensland;Canada;;British Columbia * Halifax Range, a mountain range;;Nova Scotia * Halifax, Nova Scotia, disambiguation page* Halifax County, Nova Scotia, one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Halifax — ist der Name folgender geographischer Orte: Halifax (West Yorkshire), eine Stadt in Yorkshire, England Halifax Bay, North Queensland, Australien Halifax (Nova Scotia), die Provinzhauptstadt von Nova Scotia, Kanada Halifax Stanfield… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Halifax — es una ciudad canadiense capital y ciudad más grande de la provincia de Nueva Escocia, y el centro económico de las Provincias Atlánticas. En 1995 la ciudad de Halifax fue amlgamada con un número de barrios para crear Halifax Regional… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Halifax — Halifax, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 344 Housing Units (2000): 123 Land area (2000): 0.451739 sq. miles (1.169999 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.451739 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Halifax — puede significar: Halifax (Pensilvania), borough de Estados Unidos Halifax (West Yorkshire), ciudad del Reino Unido. Halifax (Nueva Escocia), ciudad de Canadá. Halifax (banco británico), banco del Reino Unido o su filial española Banco Halifax… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Halifax — • This see takes its name from the city of Halifax which has been the seat of government in Nova Scotia since its foundation by Lord Cornwallis in 1749 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Halifax — [hal′ə faks΄] [after the 2d Earl of Halifax (1716 71)] 1. capital of Nova Scotia, Canada: seaport on the Atlantic: pop. 114,000 (met. area, 333,000) 2. city in West Yorkshire, England: county district pop. 77,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Halifax — (spr. hällĭfäx). 1) Fabrik und Handelsstadt in der engl. Grafsch. York (West Riding [Karte: Großbritannien und Irland I, 8]), (1904) 107.580 E., Sternwarte; Wollindustrie. – 2) Befestigte Hauptstadt der brit. kanad. Prov. Neuschottland [Karte:… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Halifax — v. du Canada, cap. de la Nouvelle écosse, sur l Atlantique; 113 570 hab. (aggl. urb. 292 700 hab.). Grand port de comm. et de voyageurs. Métall. Constr. navales …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Halifax — place in West Yorkshire, from O.E. halh secluded spot + feax rough grass, lit. hair. In popular expressions coupled with Hull and Hell since at least 1620s …   Etymology dictionary

  • Halifax — /hal euh faks /, n. 1. Earl of (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood), 1881 1959, British statesman. 2. a seaport in and the capital of Nova Scotia, in SE Canada. 117,882. 3. a city in West Yorkshire, in N central England. 91,171. * * * City (pop., 2001 …   Universalium

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