Ottawa, University of, at Ottawa, Ont., Canada; bilingual; provincially supported; founded 1848 as the College of Bytown. It became the Univ. of Ottawa in 1866. It has faculties of arts, administration, education, civil and common law, psychology, science, engineering, social sciences, medicine, nursing, and graduate studies.
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