A historical region and province of British North America on the lower St. Lawrence River and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, roughly coextensive with southern modern-day Quebec, Canada. Formed in 1791 from the eastern half of the Province of Quebec (1763–1791), it joined Upper Canada in 1841 to form the Province of Canada (1841–1867).
- (historical) A former British colony located in what is now Labrador and southern QuÃ©bec.
From its position on the Saint Lawrence River. See Canada.