Definition of Toronto in English:


Line breaks: To¦ronto
Pronunciation: /təˈrɒntəʊ
The capital of Ontario and the largest city in Canada, situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario; population 2,503,281 (2006).


originally named York but renamed Toronto in 1834, from a Huron word meaning 'meeting place'.

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