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Ontario

On·tar·i·o

Ontario

pronunciation:
an teI ri o
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a south central province of Canada that lies on the north shore of the Great Lakes. Its capital is Toronto.
definition 2: Lake Ontario, the smallest of the Great Lakes. It lies between the state of New York and the province of Ontario.
derivation: Ontarian (n.)
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Ontario may mean "large lake" or "sparkling water." It comes from the Iroquois name for the area. It may refer to Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes, or to Niagara Falls.
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