New Brunswick


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New Brunswick

1. Abbr. NB A province of eastern Canada on the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Part of French Acadia and then the province of Nova Scotia, it became a separate province in 1784 after an influx of Loyalists from the newly independent United States. New Brunswick joined Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Ontario to form the confederated Dominion of Canada in 1867. Fredericton is the capital.
2. A city of central New Jersey on the Raritan River southwest of Newark. Settled in 1681, it is home to Rutgers University (founded in 1766).

New Brunswick

n
(Placename) a province of SE Canada on the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Bay of Fundy: extensively forested. Capital: Fredericton. Pop: 751 171 (2011 est). Area: 72 092 sq km (27 835 sq miles). Abbreviation: NB

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n.
a province in SE Canada. 762,000; 27,985 sq. mi. (72,480 sq. km). Cap.: Fredericton. Abbr.: NB, N.B.
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Noun1.New Brunswick - a university town in central New JerseyNew Brunswick - a university town in central New Jersey
Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ - a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
2.New Brunswick - a province in southeastern Canada
Canadian Maritime Provinces, Maritime Provinces, Maritimes - the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Fredericton - the provincial capital of New Brunswick
Saint John, St. John - a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
Saint John River, St. John River, Saint John, St. John - a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
Translations
Neubraunschweig
Nouveau-Brunswick
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To the eyes of his matter-of-fact companions, the aspect of these coasts recalled rather the parceled-out land of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and where the Frenchman discovered traces of the heroes of fable, these Americans were marking the most favorable points for the establishment of stores in the interests of lunar commerce and industry.
There was an old local preacher in New Brunswick one time whose name was Samuel Clask.
Well, you must know, Bruce was mate of a bark at the time I'm speaking of, and he was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Brunswick.
Only don't say I didn't warn you if he burns Green Gables down or puts strychnine in the well--I heard of a case over in New Brunswick where an orphan asylum child did that and the whole family died in fearful agonies.
He had given so few signs of reason, that a by-word went among his companions that his brain had been frozen up in a mighty frost which prevailed at St john's, New Brunswick, at the period of his birth there, and had never thawed from that hour.
7 million-square-foot mixed-use redevelopment, which features a direct connection to NJ Transit's New Brunswick rail station.
The Acelero Learning Head Start program has operated in New Brunswick for four years and has consistently demonstrated superlative gains in child achievement.
The bank said that it has named Cheryl Dawson as vice-president for Eastern New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, and Lee Winchester as vice-president for Western New Brunswick.
Entry-Level Competencies for Registered Nurses in New Brunswick
We want to help children and youth in New Brunswick lead healthier lives, said Minister Ashfield.
A series of travelling ministers who tended to scattered communities in New Brunswick kept extensive records from the years 1786 to 1841, detailing marriages, baptisms, and deaths along with anecdotal notes.
Abraham Gesner (1797-1864) is perhaps best known for his work to develop a process for the distillation of kerosene (Beaton 1955; Brice 2002) and for the museum he opened to the public on 5 April 1842 in Saint John, New Brunswick (Fig.
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