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Nunavut

Line breaks: Nuna|vut
Pronunciation: /ˈnʊnəvut
 
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Definition of Nunavut in English:

A territory of northern Canada, created in 1999 as an Inuit territory from a part of Northwest Territories; capital, Iqaluit.

Origin

Inuit, literally 'our land'.

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