Canadian

noun
Ca·​na·​di·​an | \ kə-ˈnā-dē-ən How to pronounce Canadian (audio) \

Definition of Canadian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of Canada

Canadian

geographical name
Ca·​na·​di·​an | \ kə-ˈnā-dē-ən How to pronounce Canadian (audio) \
variants: or, upstream from its junction with the North Canadian, South Canadian

Definition of Canadian (Entry 2 of 2)

river 906 miles (1458 kilometers) long in the south central U.S. flowing east from northeastern New Mexico to the Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma

Other Words from Canadian

Noun

Canadian adjective

First Known Use of Canadian

Noun

1568, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Canadian was in 1568

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“Canadian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Canadian. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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Canadian

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Canadian

: a person born, raised, or living in Canada

Canadian

adjective
Ca·​na·​di·​an | \ kə-ˈnā-dē-ən How to pronounce Canadian (audio) \

Kids Definition of Canadian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Canada or its people

Canadian

noun

Kids Definition of Canadian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person born or living in Canada

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