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Halifax Line breaks: Hali|fax
Pronunciation: /ˈhalɪfaks/

Definition of Halifax in English:

1The capital of Nova Scotia, Canada; population 372,679 (2006). It is Canada’s principal ice-free port on the Atlantic coast.
[Named after George Montagu Dunk (1716–71), the second earl of Halifax]
2A town in West Yorkshire, northern England, on the River Calder; population 76,000 (est. 2009).

Words that rhyme with Halifax

Telefax • Filofax • banjax

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