Definition of Halifax

1. Noun. Provincial capital and largest city of Nova Scotia.

Generic synonyms: Provincial Capital
Group relationships: Nova Scotia

Definition of Halifax

1. Proper noun. An industrial town in Yorkshire England, 20km south-east of Leeds ¹

2. Proper noun. Capital city of Nova Scotia, Canada. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halifax

Halesia carolina
Halesia tetraptera
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Haliaeetus leucorhyphus
Haliaeetus pelagicus
Haliatus albicilla
Halicoeres bivittatus
Halicoeres radiatus
Halifax (current term)
Halimodendron argenteum
Halimodendron halodendron
Haliotis tuberculata
Hall's honeysuckle
Hall effect
Hall effects
Hall of Fame

Literary usage of Halifax

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1. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1900)
"... or deplore, such steep streets and winding ways as there are in Halifax. But where the coaches used to toil into the town from south and west, ..."

2. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1885)
"In November, on the ist, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 71)1, 8th, and 9th at Halifax ; on the loth at Oxford an* Halifax ; on the ijth and i4th at Halifax j on the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the meantime there was considerable Irish immigration, and in 1783 the Irish Catholics of Halifax petitioned for the removal of the disabilities, ..."

4. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"Halifax did not attempt to conceal his disgust and alarm. ... Halifax positively refused to promise that he would give his vote in the House of Lords for ..."

5. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"That the Earl of Halifax was one of the ... The famous Lord Halifax was rather a pretender to ... In four or " five places, Lord Halifax ..."

6. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"Halifax then proceeded to point out the danger of affronting the Church of ... The air of detachment and seriousness, which Halifax always preserved even in ..."

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