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Canada

Definitions

  • A Perspective View of MONTREAL in Canada, 1760
    A Perspective View of MONTREAL in Canada, 1760
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Canada a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Map of Canada--Upper and Lower Map of Canada--Upper and Lower
ROADS THROUGH THE ASPENS Range: Northern United States and Canada, south in the Rocky Mountains to Mexico. Photograph by Albert E. Butler ROADS THROUGH THE ASPENS Range: Northern United States and Canada, south in the Rocky Mountains to Mexico. Photograph...
CANADA HOME CANADA HOME
CANADA LYNX CANADA LYNX
Canada Plum. Red Plum Canada Plum. Red Plum
BURNING OF NEWARK, CANADA BURNING OF NEWARK, CANADA
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, CANADA UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, CANADA

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Canada has more donut shops per capita than the United States
    • n Canada A country in North America, bordering the United States on the north. It is a federation which includes English-speaking provinces and the French-speaking Province of Quebec.
    • n Cañada A small cañon; a narrow valley or glen; also, but less frequently, an open valley.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Canada is an Indian word meaning "village" or "settlement."
    • n canada A Portuguese liquid measure. It is equal in Lisbon to 1.47 United States quarts, 1.23 English quarts, or 1.395 liters, in Oporto to 2.23 United States quarts or 2.114 liters, in Rio to 2.81 liters, in Bahia to 7.25 United States quarts, and in Ceylon to 1.60 United States quarts. Also cavada.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There is a town named Dildo in the province of Newfoundland, Canada
    • n Canada kan′ya-da a narrow cañon.
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Quotations

  • J. Bartlett Brebner
    J. Bartlett Brebner
    “Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.”
  • Al Capone
    Al Capone
    “I don't even know what street Canada is on.”
  • Arnold Edinborough
    Arnold Edinborough
    “Canada has never been a melting pot; more like a tossed salad.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

The relations between Upper Canada and Lower Canada, never cordial, {7} became worse.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun
It is usual to regard the rebellion of 1837 in Lower Canada as no less a fiasco than its counterpart in Upper Canada.
"The 'Patriotes' of '37" by Alfred D. Decelles
The map of Canada offers to the eye and to the imagination a vast country more than three thousand miles in width.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
When Volume IV of this History was written in 1900 four pages sufficed for an account of woman suffrage in Canada.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Canada is Canada all through.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
It was the only business-like thing, though it won't seem so when it comes out that he's gone to Canada.
"The Quality of Mercy" by W. D. Howells
To recover the lost prestige, Count de la Galissoniere was sent as governor to Canada.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
The voyage of 1603 added nothing material to what had been made known by Jacques Cartier and the fur traders about Canada.
"The Founder of New France" by Charles W. Colby
This process as it affected Canada was not confined to the spirit of government.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
Meanwhile, what was being done in Canada came to her knowledge, and increased her ardour tenfold.
"Old Quebec" by Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
That ominous date, 1837, marks a certain climax or culmination in the political {3} development of Canada.
"The Winning of Popular Government" by Archibald Macmechan
To the Canadian of that day the West meant Upper Canada or Canada West, and 'the far west' meant Illinois and Indiana.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
The counterpart to the Rouge party in Lower Canada, elsewhere referred to, was the Clear Grit party in Upper Canada.
"George Brown" by John Lewis
Destruction of a bridge in Canada (Horn).
"My Three Years in America" by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
CANADA AND FOREIGN POWERS .
"The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier" by Oscar D. Skelton
I hope you're thinking of Canada, young man?
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
Now we must remember that the vast region north of the Ohio was at this time a part of Canada.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Not rare in the eastern United States and Canada; Iowa.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
The birds of Canada are mostly migratory, and are those common to the northern and central states of the United States.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
When the colonies do produce a man they do the thing in style, and Canada has made no mistake about John Dene.
"John Dene of Toronto" by Herbert Jenkins
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In poetry:

The maple tree! the maple tree!
Because its leaf so fair,
Is emblem of our Canada,
And all our hopes are there.
"The Maple Tree" by Thomas Frederick Young
O know ye not proud Canada,
With joyful heart, enfolds
In fond embrace, the royal boy
Whose line her fealty holds?
"A Ballad Of 1812" by Sarah Anne Curzon
But dearer far than all of these,
Than all from sea to sea,
To Canada's brave sons of toil,
Is the stout maple tree.
"The Maple Tree" by Thomas Frederick Young
Ye patriot sons of Canada,
Whate'er your race or creed,
Arise, your country claims you now,
In this, her hour of need.
"Ye Patriot Sons Of Canada" by Thomas Frederick Young
Arise then, sons of Canada,
In purpose strong and bright,
Fear not the foe, nor doubt results,
For God defends the right.
"Ye Patriot Sons Of Canada" by Thomas Frederick Young
Oh, deeper strike each year thy roots,
Young Canada's fair tree,
That no rude hand may tear thee up,
Thou emblem of the free.
"The Maple Tree" by Thomas Frederick Young

In news:

William Altman of Athol caught a 5 pound, 14 ounce brook trout while fishing in a backcountry lake in the West Canada Lakes Wilderness in Hamilton County on May 5.
Reserve Sr & Res Grand Champion: Ja Ka Hillary Hillbilly Aged Cow, Bradner Farms, Canada.
Canada has asked flu shot maker Novartis to suspend distribution of its influenza vaccine in Canada THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh.
LANESBORO — What happens in Canada too often stays in Canada.
An Equinoxe Films presentation (in Canada) of a Thunderbird Films production, in association with Teleflex Canada and British Columbia Film.
Canada has asked flu shot maker Novartis to suspend distribution of its influenza vaccine in Canada.
Canada's unemployment rate is currently 7.4%, only slightly better than the US Job growth has been stagnant in Canada as of late.
David Hughes, who worked as a petroleum geologist for the Geological Survey of Canada for 32 years, says in his 30-page study of the pipeline proposal that Canada already has enough pipeline capacity to supply current and near-future needs.
The Canadian network will operate on the same frequency as Gogo 's existing ATG network in the continental US, allowing Gogo to provide service within Canada and on cross-border flights between the US and Canada.
Canada competes in the women's hammer throw at the Toronto International Track & Field Games in Toronto, Canada.
Sultana Fritzell of Canada competes in the women's hammer throw at the Toronto International Track & Field Games in Toronto, Canada.
Invading Canada won't be like invading Iraq: When we invade Canada, nobody will be able to grumble that we didn't have a plan.
OTTAWA–BergHOFF International, which supports Tree Canada, a charitable organization that promotes trees, has launched its Earthchef line of kitchenware in Canada.
Pfleiderer Canada, the parent company of Uniboard Canada, has agreed to sell its particleboard, MDF, thermally fused melamine and laminate flooring facilities to a subsidiary of Kaycan Ltd.
Canada's Wonderland's new roller coaster, Leviathan, tallest, fastest in Canada.
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In science:

Research supported by a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Canada.
Random unitaries in non-commutative tori, and an asymptotic model for q-circular systems
DG was supported by NSF grant PHY-9722039 to Oakland University and RM was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Generalized entropy and Noether charge
Papers from a workshop on random matrices and operator algebra free products, Toronto, Canada, Mars 1995.
Gaussian Random Matrix Models for q-deformed Gaussian Random Variables
Papers from a workshop on random matrices and operator algebra free products, Toronto, Canada, Mars 1995.
Gaussian Random Matrix Models for q-deformed Gaussian Random Variables
This work was supported in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Defining Entropy Bounds
This work was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Non-Anticommutative Quantum Gravity
Sa jko for useful comments, and NSERC of Canada for financial support.
Null Geodesics in Five Dimensional Manifolds
Association for Computational Linguistics and 17th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Modeling informational novelty in a conversational system with a hybrid statistical and grammar-based approach to natural language generation
Canada, it unlikely that we can have as clear an analysis of who has what access in Canada.
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
Canada because it had further to go in the first place.
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
This work was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Non-linear Fractal Interpolating Functions
Financial support has been provided by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Quantum Mechanics as a Simple Generalization of Classical Mechanics
Also the experimental data obtained on Super-Kamiokande (Japan) and SNO (Canada) are given.
Neutrino Oscillations. Theory and Experiment
The experimental data on neutrino oscillations from Super-Kamiokande (Japan) and SNO (Canada) are given.
Neutrino Oscillations. Theory and Experiment
Acknowledgements: This work was financially supported by NSERC of Canada.
R-parity-violating SUSY and CP violation in B --> phi K_s
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