Vancouver

biographical name
Van·​cou·​ver | \ van-ˈkü-vər How to pronounce Vancouver (audio) \

Definition of Vancouver

 (Entry 1 of 2)

George 1757–1798 English navigator

Vancouver

geographical name
Van·​cou·​ver | \ van-ˈkü-vər How to pronounce Vancouver (audio) \

Definition of Vancouver (Entry 2 of 2)

1 city in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River opposite Portland, Oregon population 161,791
2 city and port on Burrard Inlet in southwestern British Columbia, Canada population 603,502

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Vancouverite \ van-​ˈkü-​və-​ˌrīt How to pronounce Vancouver (audio) \ noun

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“Vancouver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vancouver. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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