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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).
(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
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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|Noun||1.||New Brunswick - a university town in central New Jersey|
|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