Definition of Ottawa in English:


Line breaks: Ot¦tawa
Pronunciation: /ˈɒtəwə
, -wɑː/
  • The federal capital of Canada, on the Ottawa River (a tributary of the St Lawrence); population 812,129 (2006). Founded in 1827, it was named Bytown until 1854 after Colonel John By (1779–1836).

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