noun, plural no·vas, no·vae [noh-vee]. /ˈnoʊ vi/. Astronomy.
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Bossa nova soon became a nationwide sensation, with countless performers capitalizing on the trend.
Bossa nova, which means roughly “new trend,” was based on Brazil’s traditional samba music, but with a slower, more gentle rhythm and delicate, sinuous melodies.
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—It's amazing what some fresh Nova Scotia air can do.
Today, at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador—in the steamy northeastern coast of Brazil—we saw the Dutch Reconquista.Dutch Treat: The Netherlands Sinks Spain In World Cup 2014|Tunku Varadarajan|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The couple will visit Pictou County for an event to celebrate Celtic heritage in Nova Scotia.
He wanted to be a big nova that would eclipse everything.... That was the only thing that would satisfy Andy.
He wanted to be a big nova that would eclipse everything. . . . That was the only thing that would satisfy Andy.
Quid sit Nova Francia, qualis regio, qui in e populi, quique mores.
On that fatal day in August on which war broke out we were in Nova Scotia.
The citizens of Halifax, Nova Scotia, celebrated the 108th anniversary of the settlement of that place.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
A large number of loyalists were now leaving the States and settling in Nova Scotia.History of Prince Edward Island|Duncan Campbell
They call the potatoes ‘Bluenoses’ just as they call the Nova Scotia folks.Dorothy's Travels|Evelyn Raymond