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Nunavut

Nun·a·vut

Nunavut

 
pronunciation:
nuh n vuht
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part of speech: noun
definition: a territory in northern Canada created from eastern portions of the Northwest Territories in the late 1990s.
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Nunavut means "our land" in Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit people who live there. Nunavut became a separate territory of Canada in 1999.