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  • adj. from Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • n. A person born in the town of Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.


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  • Whether you're a Haligonian, Maritimer, or just a lover of the paranormal, I think there's enough in this book to wet your appetite for the less conventional side of the city's history.

    Rabid Reads: "Halifax Haunts" by Steve Vernon

  • That's the Oxford Theatre above, as any Haligonian can tell you.

    Cartoons and Comix

  • And yeah, Ren, most Haligonian Canadians are really that nice ...


  • Haligonian Squid, obviously quite different from the typical deep-sea varieties.

    2006 August 19 « raincoaster

  • The great Nova Scotia railway skirts the margin of its storied waters, and already suburban villas for Haligonian

    Acadia or, A Month with the Blue Noses

  • She has, of course, in the maritime provinces the descendants of one of the finest races of seamen the world has ever known; and I saw last fall in the race between the two famous schooners "Blue Nose" and "Haligonian" that their traditions have not been lost.

    Naval Defence

  • I don't know that all the Haligonian washerwomen live around it, but certainly a good percentage of them must, for the yard is a network of lines from which sundry and divers garments are always streaming gaily to the breezes.

    The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career

  • "The thing that bothers me, other than the crime obviously, is the sense of entitlement," said Haligonian Jim Muir.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • We also reconnect with a Haligonian we met earlier this year in Egypt, for a look at what democracy means, from Tahrir Square to Halifax.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • And to express, as a loyal Canadian myself, the gratitude I feel for her long and faithful service and the love that is owing to this very particular woman-this frail octogenarian, carrying her own umbrella and walking so confidently down the guard-line in the Haligonian rain.

    PTBC J-Log


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