Definition of Canada

1. Noun. 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"

Definition of Canada

1. n. A British province in North America, giving its name to various plants and animals.

Definition of Canada

1. Proper noun. A country in North America; official name: ''Canada''. ¹

2. Proper noun. (historical) Lower Canada or Upper Canada, often "the Canadas". Also Canada East or Canada West. ¹

3. Noun. (US dialect) A small canyon; a narrow valley or glen. ¹

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Definition of Canada

1. a small narrow canyon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Canada

1. The largest country in north america, comprising 10 provinces and two territories. Its capital is ottawa. It was discovered by norsemen as early as 1000 a.d. And was the object of anglo-french rivalry in the 17th century, but by 1867 became one dominion. Canada is from an indigenous huron or iroquois word, kanata, meaning camp or village. The french explorers assumed this was the name of the entire country. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Canada

can buoys
can do with
can do without
can haz
can hook
can hooks
can it
can man
can of corn
can of worms
can opener
can openers
can we say
can you help me
can you tell us

Literary usage of Canada

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"1869 he was appointed governor-general of canada and governor of Prince ... He reached canada towards the end of November, and found the rebellion of Louis ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"One might as well dismiss the seemingly endless discussion on poetry as a marketable article by saying that it does not pay in canada. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1889)
"Johnson's Graphic Statistics of the Development of canada since. Ottawa,. 2. ... Manual of the Constitutional History of canada. By JG Bourinot, LL. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1824)
"Instead of tithes, the clergy were allowed land ; and he understood that in canada all the lands attached to the church remained untouched, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"THIS volume is one of the reports of progress of the canada survey. Like all such preliminary reports of survey work, it is of a varied and somewhat scrappy ..."

6. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1844)
"The capture of Quebec by General Wolfe, in September, 1759, brought the province of canada under the dominion of England, in whose posses, gion it has since ..."

7. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"The capture of Quebec by General Wolfe, in September, 1759, brought the province of canada under the dominion of England, in whose posses. sii'n it has ..."

8. Documents Illustrative of the Canadian Constitution by William Houston (1891)
"Prevost Governor of canada 1811. Selkirk's settlers at Red River 1812. War declared against Britain. 1814. Treaty of Ghent. Sherbrooke Governor of canada. ..."

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