Maritime Provinces


Maritime Provinces
Maritimer, n.
the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
Also called Maritimes.

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Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

They are located on the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. With Newfoundland and Labrador they form the Atlantic Provinces. The name Acadia was applied to much of the region during French colonial rule, until it was ceded to the British in 1713.

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      the Canadian Atlantic Coast and Gulf of St. Lawrence provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. With Newfoundland and Labrador they form the Atlantic Provinces. During the French period much of the region was known as Acadie (Acadia), which was ceded to the British by the Treaty of Utrecht (1713).

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