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This Map Shows The True Meaning Behind Every Province Name In Canada

Canada's provinces and territories have some pretty interesting names to say the least. 

These places often derive their names from Canada's Native languages such as Algonquin, Cree, Ojibwe or Assiniboine. But what do they mean? 

READ ALSO: Montreal's 68 STM Metro Station Names Explained

Luckily, Expedia created a map of Canada and the United States, which shows the literal translation of places, states, provinces and territories.  

Newfoundland and Labrador: New Found Launde and One Who Tilled the Ground

Quebec: Narrow Passage

Ontario: Sparkling Water

Prince Edward Island: Son of King George III

Nova Scotia: New Scotland

New Brunswick: Home of King George 

And in case you were curious, here is the map of the United States: 

Click here for a close-up of the map

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