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Golden Horseshoe

Definitions

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  • proper n. Nickname for the U-shaped area of the Canadian province of Ontario which extends along the northwestern, western, and southwestern shoreline of Lake Ontario from metropolitan Toronto to the Niagara River, comprising one of Canada's most populated and economically productive regions.

Etymologies

Reportedly coined by Westinghouse President Herbert H. Rogge, in a speech to the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce on 12 Jan. 1954. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in south-central Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe which is home to 8.1 million residents.

    WN.com - Business News

  • (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in south-central Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe which is home to 8.1 million residents.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely-populated region in south-central Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe which is home to 8.1 million residents.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Protecting the Golden Horseshoe is a high priority in both the town and county's open space plans because of the extensive trail system, the mining heritage, its forested backdrop and natural resources and its proximity to residential areas in the Upper Blue.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • Although the foursome represent the 254 congregations of the Golden Horseshoe, Johnson stressed that they were encouraging Torontonians of all faiths to reconnect with their own traditions.

    Anglican Bishops: vendors of religion « Anglican Samizdat

  • Add to that another baby and trekking all over the Golden Horseshoe to take Max to therapy, there isn't much time left in the day for me to focus on me.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • As well as Simcoe County, other areas where an expanded greenbelt might come into play are Caledon, Halton Hills, and the outer parts of the Golden Horseshoe such as Waterloo Region or neighbouring Wellington County, which surrounds the city of Guelph, an industry analyst said.

    Time to expand Greenbelt?

  • The press release on the web site also details some other proposed changes affecting future municipal development and the creation of a 600,000 acre greenbelt in the greater Golden Horseshoe area.

    Peace, order and good government, eh?: November 2003 Archives

  • In late 1988 Bell found itself running short of telephone numbers in the Golden Horseshoe because of rapid business and residential growth as well as the increasing popularity of cellular telephones, fax machines and new services like Ident-A-Call.

    Phrack Issue #32 (Crimson Death Returns)

  • I've finished off two dozen like that, at the Golden Horseshoe -- chased them out ...

    Hard to be a god

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