an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit; includes the eastern part of what was the Northwest Territories and most of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago; `Nunavut is the homeland of the Inuit people`
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vast territory of northern Canada that stretches across most of the Canadian Arctic. Created in 1999 out of the eastern portion of the Northwest ... [5 related articles]
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Nunavut (nOO'nuvOOt") [Inuktituk,=our land], territory (2001 pop. 26,745), 772,260 sq mi (2,000,671 sq km), NE Canada. Formed from eastern portions (the former Baffin, Keewatin, and Kitikmeot regions) of the Northwest Territories, Nunavut has a western boundary that runs north from the Manit...
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Semi-autonomous Inuit homeland, established as a territory of Canada on 1 April 1999. It consists of former parts of the Northwest Territories, Canada, including Keewatin and Kitikmeo t, the Arctic Islands of Baffin, Ellesmere, Devon, Prince of Wales and Banks, and the eastern areas of Victoria and Melville Islands, as well as Southampton and sm...
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