Lower Canada

former name of Quebec province 1791-1841.

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▪ historical region, Canada
      in Canadian history, the region in Canada now known as Quebec. It was called Lower Canada from 1791 to 1841 and became known as Canada East with the Act of Union of 1841.

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  • Lower Canada —    Mc Crisis approaching in, 287; Imperial commissioners report, 323; against responsible government, 325; events leading to Rebellion, 327; asks other provinces for support, 329; crisis arrives, August, 1837, 344; arrest of editors, 344;… …   The makers of Canada

  • Lower Canada — former name (1791 1841) for QUEBEC …   English World dictionary

  • Lower Canada — Infobox Former Country native name = Bas Canada conventional long name = Province of Lower Canada common name = Lower Canada ag continent = North America region = Central Canada country = Canada era = British Era status = Colony status text=… …   Wikipedia

  • Lower Canada — Bas Canada Bas Canada Lower Canada 1791   1841 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lower Canada — geographical name the province of Canada 1791 1841 corresponding to modern Quebec see Upper Canada …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lower Canada — noun ˈloʊɚ ˈkænədə/lang=fr A former British colony located in what is now Labrador and southern Québec. See Also: Canada, Upper Canada …   Wiktionary

  • Lower Canada — French speaking Quebec and the lower St Lawrence region during the 19th century …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Lower Canada — Low′er Can′ada [[t]ˈloʊ ər[/t]] n. geg former name of Quebec province 1791–1841 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lower Canada — /loʊə ˈkænədə/ (say lohuh kanuhduh) noun former name (1791–1841) of the province of Quebec …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lower Canada — /loh euhr/ former name of Quebec province 1791 1841 …   Useful english dictionary

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