Definition of Prince Edward Island in English:

Prince Edward Island

proper noun

  • An island in the Gulf of St Lawrence, in eastern Canada, the country's smallest province; population 135,851 (2006); capital, Charlottetown. Explored by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and colonized by the French, it was ceded to the British in 1763. It became a province of Canada in 1873.

Pronunciation:

Prince Edward Island

/ˌprɪns ˈɛdwəd ˌʌɪlənd/