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Kelowna

[ki-loh-nuh] /kɪˈloʊ nə/
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a city in S British Columbia, in SW Canada.
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city, southern British Columbia, Canada. It lies 80 miles (129 km) north of the U.S. (Washington) border, on the east shore of Okanagan Lake (there bridged), 284 miles (457 km) east-northeast of Vancouver. Kelowna originated around a mission established about 1859 by Father Charles Pandosy, of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, who planted trees and formed the basis for an apple industry.

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