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Canada

WordNet



noun


(1)   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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Etymology


From the Saint-Lawrence Iroquoian canada (kanata), meaning village or settlement. Reference: Jacques Cartier. (1545). Relation originale de Jacques Cartier. Paris, Tross, 1863 edition, page 48. See Name of Canada.

Proper noun



  1. A country in North America; official name: Canada.
  2. Lower Canada or Upper Canada, often "the Canadas". Also Canada East or Canada West.

Synonyms


See also

  • Countries of the world
  • Appendix:Place names in Canada