Definitions

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  • proper n. A former British colony located in what is now Labrador and southern Québec.

Etymologies

From its position on the Saint Lawrence River. See Canada. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In Lower Canada, which is essentially France, I recollect the label, _ "Papier Terrier," _ upon the door of a public-land-office.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 25, November, 1859

  • If the Americans should turn their attention to Lower Canada, which is most probable, I have no hopes that the forces here can accomplish more than to check them for a short time.

    Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812 Volume 1

  • The most perfect contrast to that miserable strip of land along the St. Lawrence called Lower Canada, which has given so much trouble.

    Canadian Notabilities, Volume 1

  • The several forts and harbours established along the left bank of the St. Lawrence, and throughout that portion of our possessions which is known as Lower Canada, are necessarily, from the improved condition and more numerous population of that province, on a larger scale and of better appointment; but in Upper Canada, where the traces of civilisation are less evident throughout, and become gradually more faint as we advance westward, the fortresses and harbours bear the same proportion In strength and extent to the scantiness of the population they are erected to protect.

    Wacousta : a tale of the Pontiac conspiracy (Complete)

  • In Lower Canada, which is supposed to contain a population of not less than 800,000 souls, there is at present (except in regard to the Medical

    McGill and its Story, 1821-1921

  • So I have love for Lower Canada, but only late April - August.

    Poll: Caroline Kennedy The Favorite For Hillary's Senate Seat, But Doubts Remain

  • The existing government structure worked for an Upper and Lower Canada and a population of about 12 million when some of the best brains in the country went into Ottawa which ruled.

    A New Conservative Party? « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Until Upper and Lower Canada settle their differences, not being Americanese is going to remain the "official identity" of Canada.

    I'm sorry ... is this a joke?

  • It was a different matter when later Champlain was able to recruit farmers for the soil of Lower Canada!

    Champlain's Dream

  • I have seen a wonderful effect produced in the early stages of pulmonary disorders by a removal from the damp, variable climate of Europe to the dry, bracing atmosphere of Lower Canada.

    The Englishwoman in America

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