Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The territory on the north-west coast of North America, once known by the designation of "New Caledonia." Its government is provided for by 21 & 22 Viet. c. 99. Vancouver Island is united to it by the 29 & 30 Viet c. 67. See 33 & 34 Vict. c. 66.