Maritime Provinces

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Maritime Provinces

The Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, bordering on the Atlantic Ocean. They were politically distinct until joining the Canadian confederation in 1867.

Mar′i·tim′er n.
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Maritime Provinces



pl n
(Placename) the Maritime Provinces another name for the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, but often excluding Newfoundland and Labrador
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Mar′itime Prov′inces
the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
Also called Mar′i•times`.
Mar′i•tim`er, n.
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Noun1.Maritime Provinces - the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward IslandMaritime Provinces - the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Acadia - the French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces
New Brunswick - a province in southeastern Canada
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
Prince Edward Island - an island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; the smallest province of Canada
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A wealthy manufacturer of New Brunswick had died and left part of his fortune to endow a large number of scholarships to be distributed among the various high schools and academies of the Maritime Provinces, according to their respective standings.
The fishermen began to mingle with the crowd about the town-hall doors - blue-jowled Portuguese, their women bare-headed or shawled for the most part; clear-eyed Nova Scotians, and men of the Maritime Provinces; French, Italians, Swedes, and Danes, with outside crews of coasting schooners; and everywhere women in black, who saluted one another with a gloomy pride, for this was their day of great days.
Hebb, a historian from Canada, compiles the letters home of three Canadians from the Maritime provinces who fought in World War I: Eugene A.
His second theme focused on "Maritime Provinces" - or "The Maritimes".
It looks at the histories of nine Baptist "mother churches" in the maritime provinces of Canada, and in each case addresses the question: What accounts for the longevity of this congregation?
The weather system that stretched from Texas to the Canadian Maritime provinces had prompted several emergency declarations even before the storms arrived.
The system that stretched from Texas to the Canadian maritime provinces on Sunday had prompted emergency declarations a day earlier in Missouri, Indiana and Illinois, AP reported.
Nova Scotia is located in Atlantic Canada and is one of the Maritime provinces.
Glorious autumnal colours are not limited to New England - Canada's Maritime provinces have them too.
Feel brand new New/Nouveau Brunswick is, along with Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, one of Canada's three Maritime Provinces, and brimming with natural wonders, scenic drives and cultural heritage.
For the Atlantic Time Zone (Puerto Rico and Canada's Maritime provinces) subtract one hour.

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