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Ottawa

noun Ot·ta·wa \ˈä-tə-wə, -ˌwä, -ˌw\
plural Ot·ta·was or Ot·ta·wa

Definition of OTTAWA

:  a member of an American Indian people of Michigan and southern Ontario

Origin of OTTAWA

French Outaoua, from Ojibwa (eastern dialect) ota·wa·
First Known Use: 1687

Ottawa

geographical name Ot·ta·wa \ˈä-tə-wə, -ˌwä, -ˌw\

Definition of OTTAWA

1
river 696 miles (1120 kilometers) E Canada in SE Ontario & S Quebec flowing E into St. Lawrence River
2
city of Canada in SE Ontario pop 883,391

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