To call a Gloucester man a nova scotian is not well received.
They said so in the most voluble manner, and the nova scotian did not like it.
On the nova scotian coast, collision with ice and subsequent loss of life is not infrequent.
But the young nova scotian was evidently playing a game of his own.
He knew that for the English statesman of the day, as for the nova scotian, charity began at home.
To be a nova scotian was of itself a sufficient passport to his notice, and to posses merit a sufficient guarantee for his favour.
They made periodical excursions to the salt water to fish, and to trade with a few friendly whites and nova scotian Micmacs.
But he spoke English, with the halting though clear enunciation of a nova scotian.
Though retaining his seat in the House, he resumed the editorship of the nova scotian, which he had abandoned in 1841.
In the afternoon a small nova scotian brig hove in sight, and sailed round us, as we thought, within hailing distance.
Province in eastern Canada, including a peninsula to the east of New Brunswick and Cape Breton Island, as well as several smaller adjacent islands. With New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia makes up the Maritime Provinces. Halifax is its capital and largest city.
Note: French settlers, who called the area Acadia, were expelled by the British in the 1750s. Many of the exiled Acadians settled in Louisiana and became the ancestors of today's Cajuns.