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Can·​a·​da | \ ˈka-nə-də How to pronounce Canada (audio) \

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country of northern North America between the Pacific, Atlantic, and Arctic oceans including Newfoundland and the Arctic islands north of the mainland and sharing a nearly 4000 mile (more than 6400 kilometer) border with the U.S.; an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Ottawa area 3,855,103 square miles (9,984,670 square kilometers), population 35,882,000

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“Canada.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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