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Can·so(kăn′sō), Strait of also Gut of
A narrow channel between Cape Breton Island and the northeast mainland of Nova Scotia, Canada.
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1. (Placename) a cape in Canada, at the NE tip of Nova Scotia
2. (Placename) Strait of Canso Gut of Canso a channel in Canada, between the Nova Scotia mainland and S Cape Breton Island
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1. Cape, a cape in SE Canada, the NE extremity of Nova Scotia.
2. Strait of. Also called Gut of Canso. a channel in SE Canada that separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island, flowing NW from the Atlantic Ocean to Northumberland Strait. ab. 17 mi. (27 km) long and 1 mi. (1.6 km) wide.
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