Definitions

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  • n. Things, ideas, or activities distinctive of Canada or Canadians, especially works of literature and other cultural products.

Etymologies

Canadian +‎ -ana or Canada +‎ -iana (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Giant inflatable beavers.

    March 2, 2010

  • It seems to me someone somewhere was savoring the moment Al Michaels or Bob Costas or whoever it was would have to say "giant inflatable beavers."

    March 2, 2010

  • I thought the whole thing was excellent, and when Shatner emerged from the depths it brought, in my house at least, a hurrah so loud our pet beaver went and hid in the bathtub.

    March 2, 2010

  • I really enjoyed the giant inflatable beavers.

    P.S. This pisses me off:
    "Home-grown actors like Michael J. Fox and William Shatner mocked their countrymen's penchant for politeness (we're sorry) and obsession with its vast territory (we dream big)."

    Because it's wrong. It was Catherine O'Hara who mocked her countrymen's penchant for politeness. Yet she didn't even get a mention here. F@#$ing Canadians!!

    March 2, 2010

  • “Before 60,000 spectators who donned brown moose antler hats and pixilated the stadium with lights, Canada had fun with its ice-hockey loving, wildlife-hugging cliches in a revue of 'Canadiana.'”

    The New York Times, Joking Canada Closes Games With Stadium Moose Stampede, from Reuters, March 1, 2010

    March 1, 2010