Meaning of Nova Scotia

No•va Sco•tia

Pronunciation: (nō'vu skō'shu), [key]
  1. a peninsula and province in SE Canada: once a part of the French province of Acadia. 812,127; 21,068 sq. mi. (54,565 sq. km). Cap.: Halifax.
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