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Anticosti

[an-tuh-kaw-stee, -kos-tee]
noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • The passage from St. Paul to Anticosti is at times dangerous.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe

    Nathaniel H. Bishop

  • The ill-omened Anticosti, the graveyard of many seamen, is yet to be passed.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe

    Nathaniel H. Bishop

  • On the 15th, he discovered the island now known by the name of Anticosti.

  • On the evening of the twenty-second they were at some distance above the great Island of Anticosti.

  • As we said, Tarboe lay rocking in a bight at Anticosti, with an empty hold and a scanty larder.

    Romany of the Snows

    Gilbert Parker


British Dictionary definitions for anticosti

Anticosti

noun
  1. 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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