Cape Breton Island(redirected from Settlement history of 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
(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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|Noun||1.||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