Prince Edward Island

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Prince Edward Island

Abbr. PE or PEI
A province of southeast Canada consisting of Prince Edward Island in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. French settlement of the island (then called Île St. Jean) began in the 1720s, and it joined the confederacy in 1873. Charlottetown is the capital and the largest city.

Prince Edward Island

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(Placename) an island in the Gulf of St Lawrence that constitutes the smallest Canadian province. Capital: Charlottetown. Pop: 140 204 (2011 est). Area: 5656 sq km (2184 sq miles). Abbrevs: PE or PEI

Prince` Ed′ward Is′land


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an island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, forming a province of Canada. 137,200; 2184 sq. mi. (5657 sq. km). Cap.: Charlottetown. Abbr.: PE, P.E.I.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Prince Edward Island - an island in the Gulf of Saint LawrencePrince Edward Island - an island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; the smallest province of Canada
Canadian Maritime Provinces, Maritime Provinces, Maritimes - the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown - the provincial capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island
Translations
Prinz-Edward-Insel
Île-du-Prince-Édouard
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