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[nuh-nahy-moh] /nəˈnaɪ moʊ/
a port in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, on the SE part of Vancouver Island. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Well try to get a bit of galvanised steel in Nanaimo, he said.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Nanaimo, Wellington, and Commox are the centres of the coal-mining industry.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • The Nanoose 'inhabit the harbour and district of that name, which lies 50 miles north of Nanaimo.'

  • Then I wonder why you didnt answer the letter I wrote at Nanaimo.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • The other is to call at Nanaimo and wait until, well say, next Thursday.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • It has fine forests and valuable coal mines at Nanaimo and Wellington, which furnish fuel supplies along the Pacific coast.

  • We were due at Nanaimo for the next concert and despite the storm we started and arrived safely Wednesday morning, March 8.

    Sixty Years of California Song Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • It opened the coal mines at Nanaimo, after an unremunerative expenditure of 25,000 in seeking coal at Fort Rupert.

    The Great Company Beckles Willson
  • Struck a cold streak at Nanaimo, the storekeeper told me, Carroll replied.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • The large figure on the right reminds us of the human form of the petroglyph at Nanaimo.

    The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley Harlan Ingersoll Smith

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