Nova Scotia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nova Scotia the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns
    • n Nova Scotia a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River
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Usage

In literature:

The anti-confederate feeling was still strong in Nova Scotia.
"The Day of Sir John Macdonald" by Joseph Pope
The first bishop of Nova Scotia secured for it the support of the provincial Assembly.
"The Winning of Popular Government" by Archibald Macmechan
It was on June 13, 1854, that the first sod was turned for the construction of the Nova Scotia Railway, and a beginning made at last.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
But here we are between the shores of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Isle.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 91, May, 1865" by Various
They had found Nova Scotia seemingly and called it Markland from its woods.
"Lectures Delivered in America in 1874" by Charles Kingsley
So, if you'd like to take your wife on an ocean trip to Nova Scotia and Quebec, here are the cabins I reserved for the kids.
"The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys" by Richard Harding Davis
Nova Scotia and Ontario and the West had thrilled in common suspense and common endeavour.
"The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier" by Oscar D. Skelton
At the end of nine months he enlisted, and sailed for Nova Scotia.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Markland (Nova Scotia), 22.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
They have been found nesting in Nova Scotia as early as February 6.
"What Bird is That?" by Frank M. Chapman
There is also a group of coalfields on the Atlantic seaboard of the Dominion, principally in Nova Scotia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
MacHugh and Smite were away, one painting in Nova Scotia, the other working in Chicago.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
He subsequently became Governor of Nova Scotia, and commander-in-chief of the British forces in North America.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6" by Various
I have been talking to a stripling from Nova Scotia, who has been here these four months.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
Nova Scotia: type locality.
"A Synopsis of the North American Lagomorpha" by E. Raymond Hall
In 1713 Colonel Nicholson was governor of Nova Scotia.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
In Nova Scotia it is exceeding abundant.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [February, 1898]" by Various
With Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
This was left in the possession of Judge Haliburton, of Nova Scotia.
"Cape Cod" by Henry D. Thoreau
It was held by English troops from 1761 to 1763 when the French got it in exchange for Nova Scotia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
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In poetry:

Eben, of course, but christened Ebenezer,
Product of Nova Scotia (hallelujah).
Daniel, a country doctor, was his father
And my father his tenth and final boy.
A baby and last, he had a baby's praise:
Red petticoats, red cheeks, and crow-black hair.
"Hallelujah: A Sestina" by Robert Francis

In news:

HALIFAX , Nova Scotia.
Escanaba resident, Alex Wilson, was selected to participate in the Halifax Summer Opera Workshop program in Halifax , Nova Scotia this summer.
This Feb 29, 2012 photo shows rows of tombstones at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax , Nova Scotia, Canada.
The Nova Scotia government wants to make it easier for bees to be imported to the province.
Nova Scotia woman denied personalized license plate with IXOYE religious message.
Aquarium officials said Wednesday splits have been caught in Maine, Rhode Island and Nova Scotia in the last 10 years.
The fisherman who caught it is from Beverly, MA and Aquarium officials say that splits have been caught in Main, Rhode Island and Nova Scotia in the last 10 years.
Taste of Nova Scotia, Canada.com.
James Young is a proud Native American who spent almost a full year at the Potlotek Reservation in Nova Scotia after graduating from Salem State University.
No charges over abuse allegations at Nova Scotia orphanage.
To investigate Nova Scotia paper mill deal for 'possible subsidies.
Vol 228 No 11 NOVA SCOTIA CANADA: THE NEXT PLAY First ever Canadian Petroleum Digital Data now online Nova Sc.
McAdam selected for prestigious ice hockey tournament in Nova Scotia.
Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia set up a " puppy room" so students could spend a few minutes with some trained therapy dogs.
Ransom Myers of Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia warned at length, using solid science and brilliant analysis, of the dangers of overfishing.
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In science:

Mathieu, Open problems for the superKdV equations, talk presented at AARMS-CRM workshop on Backlund and Darboux transformations: The geometry of soliton theory, June 4-9, 1999 (Halifax, Nova Scotia).
Painleve Analysis in Superspace
Fredericton in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1892.
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness
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