ANNAPOLIS , a
See also:town of Nova Scotia, capital of Annapolis
See also:county and up to 1750 of the entire peninsula of Nova Scotia; situated on an
See also:arm of the
See also:Bay of
See also:Fundy, at the mouth of the Annapolis
See also:river, 95 m . W. of
See also:Halifax; and the
See also:terminus of the Windsor & Annapolis railway . Pop . (1901) 1019 . It is one of the
See also:oldest settlements in
See also:America, having been founded in 1604 by the French, who called it
See also:Port Royal . It was captured by the
See also:British in 1710, and ceded to them by the treaty of Utrecht in 1713, when the name was changed in
See also:honour of
See also:Queen Anne . It possesses a
See also:harbour, and the beauty of the surrounding
See also:country makes it a favourite summer resort . The town is surrounded by
See also:apple orchards and in May
See also:miles of blossoming trees make a beautiful sight . The fruit, which is excellent in quality, is the
See also:principal export of the region .
ANNATES (Lat. annatae, from annus, " year ")
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