Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island, Canada, on the southern coast of the island. It was founded by the French c. 1720. Population: 32,200.

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  • proper n. Provincial capital of Prince Edward Island (Canada).

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  • n. the provincial capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island

Etymologies

Named after Queen Charlotte. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In Canada, a number of people who were worried about absorption into that same country, and the mutual barriers they were erecting to one another's trade that were needlessly crippling one and all, got together in Charlottetown, drank a lot, schmoozed, sang and danced to fiddle music, did a lot of backslapping and gladhanding, and put together a basic agreement.

    identity

  • The Atlantic Technology Centre, located in Charlottetown, opened its doors in 2002 and is providing the growing IT community with leading-edge infrastructure.

    My Canada - Today and Tomorrow

  • That's why we formed the Council of the Federation in Charlottetown last year.

    My Canada - Today and Tomorrow

  • June 29-July 1, Charlottetown: Charlottetown is very small, with only 65,000 or so residents.

    » Reflections Strocel.com

  • Will the history of the next millennium record that we held fast and true to what they did in Charlottetown in 1864?

    Making Canada Better

  • A plaque at Province House in Charlottetown, where the Fathers deliberated back in 1864, carries this inscription: "" They Builded Better Than They Knew. ""

    Making Canada Better

  • A couple of weeks ago in Charlottetown I met with the provincial ministers of health.

    Health Care in Canada

  • When we were in Charlottetown, Canadian ministers published the Second Report on the Status of Health of Canadians.

    Health Care in Canada

  • Baton Broadcasting for instance can spend more per hour than the CTV station in Charlottetown and less than the CBS station in New York.

    The Great Difficulty of Establishing Communication in Canada

  • I was asked to do a performance before Her Majesty the Queen in Charlottetown in 1964, at a time when the country was rife with rumours about a possible attempt on her life.

    Dave Broadfoot's Canada

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