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Vancouver, city, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Vancouver, city (1991 pop. 471,844), SW British Columbia, Canada, on Burrard Inlet of the Strait of Georgia, opposite Vancouver Island and just N of the Wash. border. It is the largest city on Canada'...

Victoria, city, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Victoria, city (1991 pop. 71,228), capital of British Columbia, SW Canada, on Vancouver Island and Juan de Fuca Strait. It is the largest city on the island and its major port and business center. In ...

Vancouver, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Vancouver, city (1990 pop. 46,380), seat of Clark co., SW Wash., on the Columbia River opposite Portland, Oreg., with which it is connected by bridges; inc. 1857. A rapidly growing suburb of Portland ...

North Vancouver

(Encyclopedia)North Vancouver, city (1991 pop. 38,436), SW British Columbia, Canada, on Burrard Inlet of the Strait of Georgia, opposite Vancouver, of which it is a suburb. Shipbuilding, woodworking, and the shippi...

Vancouver, George

(Encyclopedia)Vancouver, George, 1757–98, English navigator and explorer. He sailed on Capt. James Cook's second and third voyages. After 1780 he served under Admiral George Rodney in the West Indies, taking part...

Vancouver Island

(Encyclopedia)Vancouver Island (1991 pop. 579,921), 12,408 sq mi (32,137 sq km), SW British Columbia, Canada, in the Pacific Ocean; largest island off W North America. It is c.285 mi (460 km) long and c.30 to 80 mi...

Dartmouth, city, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Dartmouth, city and former municipality, S N.S., Canada, on Halifax harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Dartmouth has large sugar and oil refineries, and it produces ships, iron, and aircraft part...

Gatineau, city, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Gatineau gătˈĭnō [key], city, SW Que., Canada, at the junction of the Gatineau and Ottawa ...

Hamilton, city, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Hamilton, city, S Ont., Canada, at the western end of Lake Ontario. It is situated on a narrow plain between its harbor (connected by canal with the lak...

Halifax, city, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Halifax, city and regional municipality, provincial capital, S central N.S., Canada, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest city in the Maritime Provi...

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