Meaning of Canso


Pronunciation: (kan'sō), [key]
— n.
  1. a cape in SE Canada, the NE extremity of Nova Scotia.
  2. Also calleda channel in SE Canada that separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island, flowing NW from the Atlantic Ocean to Northumberland Strait. ab. 17 mi. (27 km) long and 1 mi. (1.6 km) wide.
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