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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 Canadian province on the Great Lakes.
definition 2: Lake Ontario, the smallest of the Great Lakes, 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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