Maritime Provinces

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Maritime Provinces the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
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Usage

In literature:

Some of them had been with him in the Maritime Provinces of Canada, and he had made friends with them at Quebec.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
This is a taking programme for the Maritime Provinces and has to be met, and no one can do it but yourself.
"The Day of Sir John Macdonald" by Joseph Pope
The second is concerned with Upper Canada; the third, with the Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland.
"The Winning of Popular Government" by Archibald Macmechan
The scheme was destined to undergo a more severe ordeal in the Maritime Provinces than these festive gatherings.
"George Brown" by John Lewis
Delegates from the three Maritime Provinces met to consider the union of those provinces.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Next come the Presbyterians, the backbone of the maritime provinces.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
The general character of the soil in the maritime provinces to the east, south and west is sandy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
It may well be termed one of the Maritime Provinces of Canada.
"Canada West 1914" by Unknown
City Hall, Toronto, to receive the report of the delegates to the Maritime Provinces, which was altogether favourable.
"Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years" by Samuel Thompson
FARS, or FARSISTAN, a maritime province in the south-west of Persia, abutting on the Persian Gulf.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
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