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Prince Edward Island MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prince Edward Island
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.567.176.732
Z01.639.820
Unique ID
D011325
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011325
Annotation
a province of eastern Canada
Scope Note
An island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence constituting a province of Canada in the eastern part of the country. It is very irregular in shape with many deep inlets. Its capital is Charlottetown. Discovered by the French in 1534 and originally named Ile Saint-Jean, it was renamed in 1799 in honor of Prince Edward, fourth son of George III and future father of Queen Victoria. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p981 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p433)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
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