Cape Breton Island


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Cape Bret·on Island

 (brĕt′n, brĭt′n)
An island forming the northeast part of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Cape Breton Island

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(Placename) an island off SE Canada, in NE Nova Scotia, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Canso: its easternmost point is Cape Breton. Pop: 132 298 (2006). Area: 10 280 sq km (3970 sq miles)
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Noun1.Cape Breton Island - an island that forms the northeastern part of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia - the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns
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The Celtic Colours International Festival is a premier musical event that draws thousands of people every year to hundreds of activities and events in communities across Cape Breton Island.
The layoffs hit just half a year after the first new mine in decades on Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island produced its first ton of coal, several months later than initially planned.
MONTE BURKE NYT Syndicate Every October, two significant migrations take place on the Margaree River on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
And down on Cape Breton Island, Joanne Turner is still honouring the venerable folk art of the quilt.
Yavari opened his practice in the city of Glace Bay, a poor and underserved community on Cape Breton Island, which juts out into the Atlantic Ocean almost at the end of North America.
Rob Calabrese, a radio disc jockey on tiny Cape Breton Island, decided, more or less as a joke, to suggest that U.
The fiddle music of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, has its own sound, artistic standards, performance practices and etiquette.
Visit the Virginias, Carolinas or Tennessee for amazing colour displays, or head above the border to Canada's Algonquin Park or Cape Breton Island.
Father Francois Lejamtel (1757-1835), a missionary responsible for tending to the whole of Cape Breton Island, (39) carried out a census of the Roman Catholic families in Cheticamp in 1809.
If you have a few days on either end I recommend exploring the North East Cape and Cape Breton Highlands and drive out to Meat Cove on the end of Cape Breton Island.
His home away from home was the village of Marble Mountain on the Bras d'or Lakes in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the birthplace of his mother.

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