- an island at the head of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in E Canada, in E Quebec province. 135 miles (217 km) long; 3043 sq. mi. (7880 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for anticosti
The passage from St. Paul to Anticosti is at times dangerous.
The ill-omened Anticosti, the graveyard of many seamen, is yet to be passed.
On the 15th, he discovered the island now known by the name of Anticosti.The Boys' And Girls' Library
On the evening of the twenty-second they were at some distance above the great Island of Anticosti.A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I
As we said, Tarboe lay rocking in a bight at Anticosti, with an empty hold and a scanty larder.Romany of the Snows
- an island of E Canada, in the Gulf of St Lawrence; part of Quebec. Area: 7881 sq km (3043 sq miles)
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