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[uhng-gey-vuh, -gah-]
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  1. a region in NE Canada, comprising the larger part of the peninsula of Labrador: incorporated into Quebec province 1912.
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Historical Examples

  • The intonation of the Ungava Eskimos, particularly the women, is like a plaint.

    The Long Labrador Trail

    Dillon Wallace

  • The Ungava Indians never go to the open bay in their canoes.

  • In winter it is practically impossible to buy a dog in Ungava.

  • The komatiks in the Ungava district vary from ten to eighteen feet in length.

  • Some of the tea which Ungava Bob had given the Indians still remained.

    The Gaunt Gray Wolf

    Dillon Wallace

British Dictionary definitions for ungava


  1. a sparsely inhabited region of NE Canada, in N Quebec east of Hudson Bay, part of the Labrador peninsula: rich mineral resources. Area: 911 110 sq km (351 780 sq miles)
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