Anticosti definition by Webster's New World
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island at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, in Quebec, Canada: c. 3,000 sq mi (7,770 sq km); pop. 335
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Amerindian natiscotec, literally , where bears are hunted
Anticosti definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An island of eastern Quebec, Canada, at the head of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. It was discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1534.