Haligonian


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Haligonian

(ˈhælɪˌɡəʊnɪən)
n
(Placename) a native or resident of Halifax, Canada
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Halifax, Canada
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A bunch of Haligonian halfwits named me after the strip joint where I was first spotted.
The latest edition does end on a peculiarly Haligonian note of ambivalence, hinting that Metro Halifax in 2009 was drifting into an uncertain future.
Once we had finished explaining to spectators that the play was not a new Canadian commission and that the Edmonton in question was not the capital city of Alberta, we strove to realize The Witch of Edmonton in a manner that would convey to contemporary Haligonian spectators its sense of the devil's implication in ordinary life both within and beyond the stage fiction.
These were mostly in Nova Scotia rather than New Brunswick; it is perhaps not speculating too much to infer from this that the Haligonian Frazee, who was junior to Eaton in the Maritime chain, may have done the greatest share of the work.
Haligonian Tvor explains, "Partridgeberries are blue-reddish and taste like a combination of blueberries and cranberries and are a little tart.
Following an explanation of the linguistic error, Wood comments, "I thought every Hoosier knew that." Maybe, but not every reader knows what a Hoosier is, anymore than Wood is likely to know what "bluenoser" or "Haligonian" refer to.
Haligonian hearts were all-a-flutter, however, with Andrea Dorfman's follow-up to her debut film Parsley Days.
The young Haligonian says he's also sick of governments who won't listen to him and people who look down upon him because of his situation.
Chapter six turns to the 1946 challenge of the Black Haligonian Viola Desmond to racial segregation.