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Nova Scotia

"Nova Scotia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A province of eastern Canada, one of the Maritime Provinces with NEW BRUNSWICK; PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND; and sometimes NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR. Its capital is Halifax. The territory was granted in 1621 by James I to the Scotsman Sir William Alexander and was called Nova Scotia, the Latin for New Scotland. The territory had earlier belonged to the French, under the name of Acadia. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p871 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p384)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nova Scotia" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Nova Scotia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2008 and 2011 and 2012 and 2018
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