Iqaluit

[ ih-kah-loo-it, ee-kah-loo-eet ]
/ ɪˈkɑ lu ɪt, iˈkɑ luˌit /
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noun

the capital of Nunavut, Canada, in SE Baffin Island.

Formerly Frobisher Bay.

Nunavut

[ noo-nuh-voot, noo-nuh-voot ]
/ ˌnu nəˈvut, ˈnu nəˌvut /

noun

a territory in N Canada, formed in 1999 from part of the Northwest Territories, extending E from the Northwest Territories to Hudson Bay and including most of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. 808,181 sq. mi. (2,093, 190 sq. km) Capital: Iqaluit.
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Iqaluit

/ (ɪˈkælʊɪt) /

noun

a town in N Canada, capital of Nunavut. Pop: 5236 (2001)Former name: Frobisher Bay

Nunavut

/ (ˈnuːnəˌvuːt) /

noun

a territory of NW Canada, formed in 1999 from part of the Northwest Territories as a semi-autonomous region for the Inuit; includes Baffin Island and Ellesmere Island. Capital: Iqaluit. Pop: 29 644 (2004 est). Area: 2 093 190 sq km (808 185 sq miles)
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