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Vancouver, George Syllabification: Van·cou·ver, George

Definition of Vancouver, George in English:

(1757–98), English navigator. He led an exploration of the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii (1791–92) and later charted much of the west coast of North America between southern Alaska and California. Vancouver Island and the city of Vancouver, Canada, are named after him.
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