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New Westminster

noun
1.
a city in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, on the Fraser River: suburb of Vancouver.
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  • As it was, the first sight of the Frazer depressed him, and his depression was not dispelled by the sight of New Westminster.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo! Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • The sail from New Westminster to Victoria had been very delightful.

    Jack the Young Canoeman George Bird Grinnell
  • This rudimentary arrangement was replaced in 1864 by a regular departmental postal service with headquarters at New Westminster.

  • A hundred and eighty thousand fish averaging about eight pounds weight were caught in one day last week at New Westminster.

    A Summer's Outing Carter H. Harrison
  • In the morning he started for New Westminster, although this was not the line to the mountains.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • The distance between New Westminster and Barkerville was 486 miles.

  • So ran the Northwesters down the wild river to the sea, and camped near the present site of New Westminster.

    The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
  • In 1867 the island and mainland were united in one province; the officials at New Westminster were all sent down to Victoria.

  • Certainly in 1862 New Westminster might be, as its citizens alleged, an infant prodigy, but it was not a picturesque city.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo! Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • The mainland was supplied with mails by a steamer which ran twice a week between Vancouver and New Westminster.

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