Prince Edward Island


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Prince Edward Island

Abbr. PE or PEI
A province of southeast Canada consisting of Prince Edward Island in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. French settlement of the island (then called Île St. Jean) began in the 1720s, and it joined the confederacy in 1873. Charlottetown is the capital and the largest city.

Prince Edward Island

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(Placename) an island in the Gulf of St Lawrence that constitutes the smallest Canadian province. Capital: Charlottetown. Pop: 140 204 (2011 est). Area: 5656 sq km (2184 sq miles). Abbrevs: PE or PEI

Prince` Ed′ward Is′land


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an island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, forming a province of Canada. 137,200; 2184 sq. mi. (5657 sq. km). Cap.: Charlottetown. Abbr.: PE, P.E.I.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Prince Edward Island - an island in the Gulf of Saint LawrencePrince Edward Island - an island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; the smallest province of Canada
Canadian Maritime Provinces, Maritime Provinces, Maritimes - the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown - the provincial capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island
Translations
Prinz-Edward-Insel
Île-du-Prince-Édouard
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Matthew enjoyed the drive after his own fashion, except during the moments when he met women and had to nod to them-- for in Prince Edward island you are supposed to nod to all and sundry you meet on the road whether you know them or not.
I've always heard that Prince Edward Island was the prettiest place in the world, and I used to imagine I was living here, but I never really expected I would.
"'England expects everyone to do his duty.' That's our motto--only we'll put Prince Edward Island in place of England.
Lawrence Gulf, on which floats, like a jewel, Abegweit, whose softer, sweeter Indian name has long been forsaken for the more prosaic one of Prince Edward Island.
He told them of mail-carrying in the winter up Cape Breton way, of the dog-train that goes to Coudray, and of the ram- steamer Arctic, that breaks the ice between the mainland and Prince Edward Island. Then he told them stories that his mother had told him, of life far to the southward, where water never froze; and he said that when he died his soul would go to lie down on a warm white beach of sand with palm-trees waving above.
MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Member of Parliament for Cardigan, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, and the Honourable Steven Myers, PEI Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy, announced funding for 16 infrastructure projects in Eastern Prince Edward Island, including the construction and renovation of cultural, recreational, water and wastewater projects.
Prince Edward Island's Province House was very much a work-in-progress as it was being built--with budgets and popular opinion changing the scope of the project several times and leaving some quirky architectural features.
University of Prince Edward Island -- Photo courtesy of the University's Facebook Page CAIRO -- 16 April 2018: Egypt's New Administrative Capital will witness the inauguration of an international branch of the University of Prince Edward Island, based in Canada, on Tuesday April 17.
Ordained as deacon and priest in 1981, Cutler became the diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island's suffragan bishop in 2008, coadjutor bishop in 2013 and diocesan bishop in 2014.
Ken Murray Law has announced that they will be providing professional legal services to the people of Prince Edward Island in Canada.
Couldn't Have a Wedding without the Fiddler: The Story of Traditional Fiddling on Prince Edward Island
for Loyalists, Lighthouses, and Lobster on Prince Edward Island, 07 to 10 July 2016v The three Atlantic Branches of s the UELAC will be welcoming UELAC members and guests to the 2016Dominion Conference and AGM at the historic Loyalist Country Inn Resort, one of the Lakeview Hotels and Resorts, in Summerside Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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