The capital of New Brunswick, Canada, in the south-central part of the province on the St. John River northwest of St. John. It was founded by Loyalists in 1783 and became provincial capital in 1785.x
- Provincial capital of New Brunswick (Canada).
- FREDERICTON, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, Canada, capital of the province, situated on the St John river, 84 m.
- Fredericton is the chief commercial centre in the interior of the province, and has also a large trade in lumber.
- New Brunswick, Ontario and Manitoba support provincial universities at Fredericton, Toronto and Winnipeg.
- (1818); the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B.