Definition of Canadian Shield in English:

Canadian Shield

Syllabification: Ca·na·di·an Shield
  • A large plateau that occupies more than two fifths of the land area of Canada and is drained by rivers flowing into Hudson Bay. Also called Laurentian Plateau.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody