British North America


noun
  1. all parts of the Commonwealth of Nations in or near North America.

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How to use British North America in a sentence

  • The following facts may be of interest to collectors of the stamps of British North America.

    The Stamps of Canada | Bertram Poole
  • As to the value of your cover, it is impossible for me to say, but very considerable to any collector of British North America.

    The Stamps of Canada | Bertram Poole
  • The population of British North America was actually, when he wrote, multiplying at the assigned rate.

  • If at any future time there be formed such a separate political power, it must include the whole of British North America.

  • But nevertheless to the colonies,—that is, to the enormous regions of British North America,—such a railroad would be invaluable.

British Dictionary definitions for British North America

British North America

noun
  1. (formerly) Canada or its constituent regions or provinces that formed part of the British Empire

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