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British Columbia

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A province of western Canada bordering on the Pacific Ocean. The Hudson's Bay Company established a British colony at Vancouver Island in 1849, and a separate colony, called British Columbia, was formed on the mainland in 1858, the year of the Fraser River gold rush. The two colonies merged in 1866 and were admitted as a single province in 1871. Victoria is the capital and Vancouver the largest city.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun Province in western Canada which has Victoria as its capital.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a province in western Canada

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