New Brunswick


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New Brunswick

1. Abbr. NB A province of eastern Canada on the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Part of French Acadia and then the province of Nova Scotia, it became a separate province in 1784 after an influx of Loyalists from the newly independent United States. New Brunswick joined Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Ontario to form the confederated Dominion of Canada in 1867. Fredericton is the capital.
2. A city of central New Jersey on the Raritan River southwest of Newark. Settled in 1681, it is home to Rutgers University (founded in 1766).
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New Brunswick

n
(Placename) a province of SE Canada on the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Bay of Fundy: extensively forested. Capital: Fredericton. Pop: 751 171 (2011 est). Area: 72 092 sq km (27 835 sq miles). Abbreviation: NB
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New` Bruns′wick


n.
a province in SE Canada. 762,000; 27,985 sq. mi. (72,480 sq. km). Cap.: Fredericton. Abbr.: NB, N.B.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.New Brunswick - a university town in central New JerseyNew Brunswick - a university town in central New Jersey
Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ - a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
2.New Brunswick - a province in southeastern Canada
Canadian Maritime Provinces, Maritime Provinces, Maritimes - the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Fredericton - the provincial capital of New Brunswick
Saint John, St. John - a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
Saint John River, St. John River, Saint John, St. John - a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
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Translations
Neubraunschweig
Nouveau-Brunswick
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To the eyes of his matter-of-fact companions, the aspect of these coasts recalled rather the parceled-out land of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and where the Frenchman discovered traces of the heroes of fable, these Americans were marking the most favorable points for the establishment of stores in the interests of lunar commerce and industry.
There was an old local preacher in New Brunswick one time whose name was Samuel Clask.
Well, you must know, Bruce was mate of a bark at the time I'm speaking of, and he was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Brunswick. At noon one day, he and the captain, having taken their observation of the sun, were hard at it below, working out the latitude and longitude on their slates.
"Only don't say I didn't warn you if he burns Green Gables down or puts strychnine in the well--I heard of a case over in New Brunswick where an orphan asylum child did that and the whole family died in fearful agonies.
He had given so few signs of reason, that a by-word went among his companions that his brain had been frozen up in a mighty frost which prevailed at St john's, New Brunswick, at the period of his birth there, and had never thawed from that hour.
The Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick is an independent agent of the Legislative Assembly.
APUC said the acquisition of New Brunswick Gas builds on the growth strategy for Liberty Utilities' East Region through the addition of a new, high-quality utility while being immediately accretive to APUC's
Nutrien Ltd, a provider of crop inputs and services, has decided to permanently close its New Brunswick potash facility and will record a USD1.8bn non-cash impairment in the third-quarter of 2018.
The New Brunswick City Council can either decide to pass the ordinance, or put the question to voters in the November election.
Located at 290 George Street in downtown New Brunswick, the 12-story building is within walking distance of Rutgers University.
I have been privileged to be a registered nurse in New Brunswick for 34 years.

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