HyperDic: canada

English > 1 sense of the word Canada:
NOUNlocationCanadaa nation in northern North America
Canada > pronunciation
RhymesADA ... Wajda: 58 rhymes with dah...
English > Canada: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada.
Category ofDepartment of Justice Canada, DoJCAn agency of the Canadian government that provides litigation and legal advice and opinions to the government
Instance ofNorth American country, North American nationAny country on the North American continent
Member ofBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of NationsAn association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
British EmpireA former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATOAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
MembersCanadianA native or inhabitant of Canada
Part ofNorth AmericaA continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
PartsAlbertaOne of the three prairie provinces in western Canada
Arctic ArchipelagoAll the islands that lie to the north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle
Baffin IslandThe 5th largest island and the largest island of Arctic Canada
British ColumbiaA province in western Canada
Columbia, Columbia RiverA North American river
Great LakesA group of five large, interconnected lakes in central North America
Hudson BayAn inland sea in northern Canada
Labrador-Ungava Peninsula, Labrador PeninsulaA peninsular region of eastern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Labrador Sea
Laurentian Plateau, Laurentian Highlands, Canadian ShieldA large plateau that occupies more than 40% of the land area of Canada
Mackenzie, Mackenzie RiverA Canadian river
ManitobaOne of the three prairie provinces in central Canada
Maritime Provinces, Maritimes, Canadian Maritime ProvincesThe collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Newfoundland and LabradorA Canadian province on the island of Newfoundland and on the mainland along the coast of the Labrador Sea
Niagara, Niagara RiverA river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario
Northwest TerritoriesA large territory in northwestern Canada
NunavutAn Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit
OntarioA prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
Outaouais, Ottawa, Ottawa riverA river in southeastern Canada that flows along the boundary between Quebec and Ontario to the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal
QuebecThe largest province of Canada
Saint Lawrence, Saint Lawrence River, St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence RiverA North American river
SaskatchewanOne of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada
Yukon, Yukon TerritoryA territory in northwestern Canada
Yukon, Yukon RiverA North American river that flows westward from the Yukon Territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea
Region ofCanadian Security Intelligence Service, CSISCanada's main foreign / foreign intelligence agency that gathers and analyzes information to provide security intelligence for the Canadian government
Communications Security Establishment, CSECanadian agency that gathers communications intelligence and assist law enforcement and security agencies
Criminal Intelligence Services of Canada, CISCAn agency of the Canadian government that unifies the intelligence units of Canadian law enforcement agencies
Dominion Day, July 1A legal holiday in Canada commemorating receiving Dominion status in 1867
MetisA person in western Canada who is of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry
Remembrance Day, Remembrance Sunday, Poppy DayThe Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated
Security Intelligence Review Committee, SIRCAn agency of the Canadian government that oversees the activities of the Criminal Intelligence Services of Canada and has the power to intrude on the privacy of suspected terrorists or spies
TorontoThe provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)
call centrea center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers)
centimetrea metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
centrea building dedicated to a particular activity
centre, nerve centrea cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
centrethe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
centre, centre of attentionthe object upon which interest and attention focuses
centrethe sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
centrea point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
centrean area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region
centrea place where some particular activity is concentrated
centredirect one's attention on something
centre bita bit with a sharp center point for guidance and two side cutters
centre of buoyancy, centre of immersion(physics) the center of mass of the immersed part of ship or other floating object
centre of curvaturethe center of the circle of curvature
centre of flotationthe center of gravity of a floating object
centre of gravitythe point within something at which gravity can be considered to act
centre of masspoint representing the mean position of the matter in a body
centre spreadthe spread at the center of a magazine
centre stagethe central area on a theater stage
centre stagea position of prominence or importance
centreboarda retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward
centrefolda magazine center spread
centrepiecesomething placed at the center of something else (as on a table)
centrepiecethe central or most important feature
chequing accounta bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand
city centrethe central part of a city
concentrebring into focus or alignment
cubic centimetrea metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
cubic decimetrea metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions
cubic kilometrea unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge
cubic metrea metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
cubic millimetrea metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge
dead centrethe position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque
decametre, dekametrea metric unit of length equal to ten meters
decimetrea metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
detention centrea large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
dogsled, dog sled, dog sleighA sled pulled by dogs
epicentrethe point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
femtometrea metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter
hectometrea metric unit of length equal to 100 meters
human-centredmarked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
kilometrea metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
kilometres per hourthe ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
metacentre(shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side
metrerhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
metrethe basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
metresticka rule one meter long (usually marked off in centimeters and millimeters)
millimetrea metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
myriametrea metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters
nanometre, micromillimetrea metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
nerve centrea center that provides information and control
picometrea metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter
pogy, pogeymoney received from the state
returning officerThe official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results
self-centredlimited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
shopping centremercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers
square metrea centare is 1/100th of an are
storm centrethe central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
storm centrea center of trouble or disturbance
SpanishCanada, Canadá
CatalanCanada, Canadà
AdjectivesCanadianof or relating to Canada or its people

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