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Canada

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geographical name Can·a·da \ˈka-nə-də\

Definition of Canada

  1. country N North America including Newfoundland & Arctic islands N of mainland; an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations ∗ Ottawa area 3,851,809 square miles (10,014,703 square kilometers), pop 33,476,688




CANADA Defined for Kids

Canada

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geographical name Can·a·da \ˈka-nə-də\

Definition of Canada

  1. country N North America; capital, Ottawa





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