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NOVA SCOTIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Nova Scotia mean? 

NOVA SCOTIA (noun)
  The noun NOVA SCOTIA has 2 senses:

1. a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River
2. 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

  Familiarity information: NOVA SCOTIA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NOVA SCOTIA (noun)


Sense 1Nova Scotia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

peninsula (a large mass of land projecting into a body of water)

Holonyms ("Nova Scotia" is a part of...):

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)


Sense 2Nova Scotia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

Canadian province (Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes)

Meronyms (parts of "Nova Scotia"):

Cape Breton Island (an island that forms the northeastern part of Nova Scotia)

Nova Scotia (a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River)

Halifax (provincial capital and largest city of Nova Scotia)

Cape Sable (a promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia)

Holonyms ("Nova Scotia" is a part of...):

Canadian Maritime Provinces; Maritime Provinces; Maritimes (the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island)


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