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Ontario1

Syllabification: On·tar·i·o
Pronunciation: /änˈterēˌō
 
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A province in eastern Canada, between Hudson Bay and the Great Lakes; population 12,160,282 (2006); capital, Toronto. It was settled by the French and the English in the 1600s, ceded to Britain in 1763, and became one of the original four provinces in the Dominion of Canada in 1867.

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Ontarian

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Example sentences
  • Only eight per cent of Quebec's residents get fluoridated water in their pipes, including those of Quebec City, Trois Rivières and Sherbrooke - versus about two-thirds of Ontarians.
  • Here, one can witness the poisons draining the life out of the people, one at a time. The Canadian and Ontarian governments have done nothing to address the poisoning and the ecological devastation caused by the clearcutting.
  • Transit-reliant renters naturally produce far fewer GHGs than home-owning drivers, but the average Ontarian still emits 5.7 tonnes of the stuff every year.

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There are 2 main definitions of Ontario in English:

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Ontario2

Syllabification: On·tar·i·o
Pronunciation: /änˈterēˌō
 
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A commercial city in southwestern California, east of Los Angeles; population 171,691 (est. 2008).

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