Definition of Fredericton in English:


Syllabification: Fred·er·ic·ton
Pronunciation: /ˈfredriktən
  • The capital of New Brunswick, Canada; population 50,535 (2006). The city was founded in 1785 by colonists who left the US after the American Revolution out of loyalty to the British crown.


named after Frederick Augustus (1763–1827), second son of the British king George III.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody