Prince Edward Island

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Location in the Maritimes region of Atlantic Canada.


Named after Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767–1820), the son of King George III and father of Queen Victoria.

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Prince Edward Island

  1. A province in eastern Canada. Capital: Charlottetown.
    Holonyms: Maritimes, Maritime provinces
  2. An island in eastern Canada, which forms the majority of the eponymous province.
  3. an island in the subantarctic Indian Ocean, part of the Prince Edward Islands, under the care and protection of South African Environmental Management


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