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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.
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(Placename) the Maritime Provinces another name for the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, but often excluding Newfoundland and Labrador
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the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.Also called Mar′i•times`.
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|Noun||1.||Maritime 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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