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Prince Edward Island

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an island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, forming a province of Canada: 2184 sq. mi. (5655 sq. km). Capital: Charlottetown.
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Charlottetown (ˈʃɑːlətˌtaʊn)
 
n
a port in SE Canada, capital of the province of Prince Edward Island. Pop: 38 114 (2001)

Prince Edward Island
 
n
PE, Abbrevs: PEI an island in the Gulf of St Lawrence that constitutes the smallest Canadian province. Capital: Charlottetown. Pop: 137 864 (2004 est). Area: 5656 sq km (2184 sq miles)

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Prince Edward Island definition


Province in eastern Canada in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean, separated by the Northumberland Strait from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, with which it makes up the Maritime Provinces; Canada's smallest province. Charlottetown is its capital and largest city.

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