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 (ĭ-kăl′o͞o-ĭt, ē-kä′lo͞o-ēt)
The capital and largest community of Nunavut, Canada, on Baffin Island at the head of Frobisher Bay. The site of an airbase built by the United States in World War II, it became the capital of Nunavut in 2001.
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(Placename) a town in N Canada, capital of Nunavut. Pop: 6699 (2011). Former name: Frobisher Bay
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(ɪˈkæl u ɪt, ɪˈkɑ lu-)
the capital of Nunavut, in N Canada. 3,600.
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