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North'west Ter'ritories




a territory of Canada lying N of the provinces and extending E from Yukon territory to Davis Strait. 42,237; 1,304,903 sq. mi. (3,379,700 sq. km). Cap.: Yellowknife. Also called Old Northwest.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Northwest PassageNorthwest Territory
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