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Northwest Territories


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  • proper n. Territory in northern Canada which has Yellowknife as its capital.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large territory in northwestern Canada; part is now Nunavut


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  • In response, the federal government passed the Manitoba Act, which carved the province out of the sprawling region called the Northwest Territories and established Canadian dominion.

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  • The Northwest Territories was the only other region to receive the C+ designation, finishing at 66 per cent.


  • Previously the oldest piece of bedrock was the Acasta Gneiss in the Canadas's Northwest Territories, which is 4.03 billion years old.

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  • In areas such as Northwest Territories and British Columbia, which have started seeing widespread H1N1 activity, the news of the approval will be particularly welcome.

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  • But Yuichi Takasaka, a photographer who moved from Japan to Canada, took this photo of the aurora on September 12 at Hidden Lake Territorial Park in Canada's Northwest Territories, an area he lived near for seven years.

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  • The couple will spend nine days this summer visiting Alberta, the Northwest Territories, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Ontario.

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  • Harry Winston, based in Toronto, supplies rough diamonds to the markets from a mine in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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  • They start their weeklong tour of Canada on June 30, visiting Ottawa, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Alberta and the Northwest Territories, including a trip to the Arctic.

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  • Paramount Resources also has a significant investment in a Canadian energy company called MGM Energy Corp., which was formed through Paramount's 2007 spinoff of assets in the Northwest Territories.

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  • First Air charter flight, number 6560, was traveling from Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories to Resolute Bay, and was scheduled to continue on to Grise Fiord on Ellesmere Island.

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