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Ottawa

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Noun

1. ottawa

a member of the Algonquian people of southern Ontario

2. ottawa, ottawa river, outaouais

a river in southeastern Canada that flows along the boundary between Quebec and Ontario to the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal

3. canadian capital, capital of canada, ottawa

the capital of Canada (located in southeastern Ontario across the Ottawa river from Quebec)

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Ottawa

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noun
1. 
the capital of Canada, in E Ontario on the Ottawa River: name changed from Bytown to Ottawa in 1854. Pop: 1 325 846 (2015 est)
2. 
a river in central Canada, rising in W Quebec and flowing west, then southeast to join the St Lawrence River as its chief tributary at Montreal; forms the border between Quebec and Ontario for most of its length. Length: 1120 km (696 miles)

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Ottawa

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noun
1. Word forms: plural ˈOttawas or ˈOttawa
a member of a North American Indian people of Manitoulin Island and, at various times in the past, other scattered locations south of the upper Great Lakes
2. 
the Algonquian language of this people, a dialect of Ojibwa, also spoken by some groups known as Ojibwa
adjective
3. 
of the Ottawas or their language or culture
1. 
river in SE Canada, forming the border between Ontario & Quebec, flowing southeast into the St. Lawrence: 696 mi (1,120 km)
2. 
capital of Canada, in SE Ontario, on the Ottawa River: pop. 323,000 (met. area, 1,010,000)

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Ottawa

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n. pl. Ottawa or Ot·ta·was
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the northern shore of Lake Huron, with later settlements throughout the upper Great Lakes region. Present-day Ottawa populations are located mainly in southern Ontario, northern Michigan, and Oklahoma.
2. The dialect of Ojibwa spoken by the Ottawa.
The capital of Canada, in southeast Ontario at the confluence of the Ottawa River and the Rideau Canal. It was founded as Bytown during the construction of the Rideau Canal and renamed Ottawa in 1855. Queen Victoria chose it as the capital of the Province of Canada in 1857. In 1867 it became the capital of the new Dominion of Canada.

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