Meaning of Northwest Territories

North'west Ter'ritories

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  1. a territory of Canada lying N of the provinces and extending E from Yukon territory to Davis Strait. 42,237; 1,304,903 sq. mi. (3,379,700 sq. km). Cap.: Yellowknife. Also called
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