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  • n. a river in southeastern Canada that flows along the boundary between Quebec and Ontario to the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal

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Examples

  • He traveled by the usual route, up the Ottawa River and through the intricate system of waterways in northern Ontario which leads to Georgian Bay and to Lake Huron.

    Bird Cloud

  • After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along the Ottawa River.

    Laura Carlsen: Ending Rape in War

  • As opposed to other suburban areas, Gatineau sits on the edge of the Ottawa River and still has a small-town feel to it, which also makes it attractive to buyers.

    The Cheapest Canadian Cities To Buy A House

  • In June 2002, four people were killed when an amphibious tour boat, the Lady Duck, sank in the Ottawa River near Canada's Parliament.

    Tourist Boat OVERTURNS After Barge Collision In Philadelphia

  • We grew up in a tiny Quebec village on the banks of the Ottawa River, close to treacherous rapids.

    In the Fullness of Time

  • Once again I'm reminded of the conversation I once had with a chemist who worked at the EB Eddy toilet tissue mill in Hull, Quebec directly across the Ottawa River from the Parliament buildings.

    Andy Revkin, out in the cold

  • Our 22 years of vacationing together at his cottage on the Ottawa River introduced me to the more personal side of my friend's unquenchable thirst for challenging ideas, preferably couched in good writing: one year, he would read Macauley's history of England; another year, it would be Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; yet another, Aquinas's Summa Theologiae.

    A True Pastor

  • In the meantime, the Ottawa River should start glowing in the dark.

    Chalk River may be dead

  • If you are ever in the town of Temiskaming PQ right on the Ottawa River you should get your picture taken in front of the jailhouse cause “Trudeau Slept Here” when he was a wild young man riding his motorcycle and sporting his German helmet during WW11.

    Pierre Trudeau in the Queer Hall of Fame « Anglican Samizdat

  • All alone, jumping around like a crazy person on a beach along the Ottawa River when I found a Harp Seal skull was fun.

    Museum Monday #1: St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm

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