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Nunavut

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