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Toronto

[tuh-ron-toh] /təˈrɒn toʊ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.
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[tawr-uh n-toh-nee-uh n, tor-, tuh-ron-] /ˌtɔr ənˈtoʊ ni ən, ˌtɒr-, tə rɒn-/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for torontonian

Torontonian

/tɒrənˈtəʊnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Toronto or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Toronto

Toronto

/təˈrɒntəʊ/
noun
1.
a city in S central Canada, capital of Ontario, on Lake Ontario: the major industrial centre of Canada; two universities. Pop: 2 481 494 (2001)
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Word Origin and History for torontonian

Toronto

city in Ontario, Canada, founded 1793 as York, renamed 1834 for a native village that appears on a 1656 map as Tarantou. from an Iroquoian source, original form and sense unknown; perhaps taron-to-hen "wood in the water," or Huron deondo "meeting place."

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Toronto definition


Capital of Ontario, Canada, and the largest city in the province, in southern Ontario on Lake Ontario; the largest city in Canada; a commercial, financial, industrial, and cultural center of Canada.

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