[noh-vuh skoh-shuh] /ˈnoʊ və ˈskoʊ ʃə/
a peninsula and province in SE Canada: once a part of the French province of Acadia. 21,068 sq. mi. (54,565 sq. km).
a peninsula in E Canada, between the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Bay of Fundy
a province of E Canada, consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island: first settled by the French as Acadia. Capital: Halifax. Pop: 936 960 (2004 est). Area: 52 841 sq km (20 402 sq miles)
Province in eastern Canada, including a peninsula to the east of New Brunswick and Cape Breton Island, as well as several smaller adjacent islands. With New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia makes up the Maritime Provinces. Halifax is its capital and largest city.
Note: French settlers, who called the area Acadia, were expelled by the British in the 1750s. Many of the exiled Acadians settled in Louisiana and became the ancestors of today’s Cajuns.
- Nova scotia duck tolling retriever
noun 1. a Canadian variety of retriever
noun 1. See under 1 . [loks] /lɒks/ noun 1. a kind of brine-cured salmon, having either a salt cure (Scandinavian lox) or a sugar cure (Nova Scotia lox) often eaten with cream cheese on a bagel. /lɒks/ noun 1. a kind of smoked salmon /lɒks/ noun 1. short for liquid oxygen, esp when used […]
noun 1. an Atlantic salmon, especially from the waters off Nova Scotia, cured in the local manner.
verb to replace with something new v. “to replace by something new,” 1610s, from past participle stem of Latin novare “to make new,” from novus “new” (see new).