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Newfoundland and Labrador, province, Canada

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Newfoundland and Labrador ny&oomacr;ˈfənlənd, ny&oomacr;fənlăndˈ; lăbˈrədôrˌ, province (2001 pop. 512,930), 156,185 sq mi (404,519 sq km), E Canada. The province consists of ...

Quebec, province, Canada

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Quebec kābĕkˈ, province (2001 pop. 7,237,479), 594,860 sq mi (1,553,637 sq km), E Canada. During the 20th cent. great economic growth in Quebec was coupled with increased determination t...

Ontario, province, Canada

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Ontario ŏntârˈēō, province (2001 pop. 11,410,046), 412,582 sq mi (1,068,587 sq km), E central Canada. Before the arrival of Europeans the Ontario region was inhabited by several Algonqui...

Saskatchewan, province, Canada

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Saskatchewan səskăchˈəwən, –wänˌ, săsˌ–, province (2001 pop. 978,933), 251,700 sq mi (651,903 sq km), W Canada. Original inhabitants of Saskatchewan include tribes of three lingu...

New Brunswick, province, Canada

(Encyclopedia)CE5 New Brunswick, province (2001 pop. 729,498), 28,345 sq mi (73,433 sq km), including 519 sq mi (1,345 sq km) of water surface, E Canada. The Mi'kmaq, an indigenous people whose settlements s...

Saint John's, city, N.L., Canada

(Encyclopedia)Saint John's, city (2001 pop. 99,182), provincial capital, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on the northeast coast of the Avalon Peninsula, SE Newfoundland island. Built on hills overlooking a fine ...

Harbour Grace

(Encyclopedia)Harbour Grace, town, SE Newfoundland, N.L., Canada, on Conception Bay. It is a leading fishing port and has fish-processing plants. It was settled c.155...

Placentia, town, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Placentia pləsĕnˈshə [key], town (1991 pop. 1,954), SE Newfoundland, N.L., Canada, on Placentia Bay. The town was founded by the French in 1662 as Plaisance and was the French headquarters on Newf...

Humber, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Humber, river, c.75 mi (120 km) long, rising in the Long Range Mts., W Newfoundland, N.L., Canada, and flowing SE then SW, through Deer Lake, to the Bay of Islands at Corner Brook. ...

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