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[kal-guh-ree] /ˈkæl gə ri/
a city in S Alberta, in SW Canada. Unabridged
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  • All these routes will bring you to the eastern portal of the mountains at Calgary, and on to Banff and other points in the Parks.

    Among the Canadian Alps Lawrence J. Burpee
  • A telegram of just one word has come from Duncan, dated at Calgary.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
  • The country is very much like the foot-hills of the Rockies near Calgary in appearance.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
  • He scooted for Calgary as soon as his threshing-work was finished up.

    The Prairie Child Arthur Stringer
  • The sun was sinking in crimson glory just behind the green hills by which Calgary is surrounded.

    Pictures of Canadian Life J. Ewing Ritchie
British Dictionary definitions for Calgary


a city in Canada, in S Alberta: centre of a large agricultural region; oilfields. Pop: 879 277 (2001)
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Calgary in Culture
Calgary [(kal-guh-ree)]

City in southern Alberta, Canada.

Note: Calgary is home of the Calgary Stampede, an annual rodeo, and was the host city of the 1988 winter Olympic Games.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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