Meaning of Northumberland Strait

Northum'berland Strait'

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  1. the part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence that separates Prince Edward Island from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, in SE Canada. ab. 200 mi. (320 km) long; 9–30 mi. (15–48 km) wide.
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