from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Laurier, Sir Wilfrid 1841-1919. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1896-1911) and sought unrestricted trade between Canada and the United States.


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  • For half of that term Laurier had been leader of the party, confined to the negative task of watching and criticizing the administration of his great predecessor and of the four premiers who followed in almost as many years.

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  • The recent tribute of Sir Wilfrid Laurier is reciprocated, I know, by President Roosevelt.

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  • The restaurant formerly known as Laurier Gordon Ramsay has severed its relationship with the delebrity chef and changed its name to Laurier 1936, the year it was founded.

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  • He was in Montreal to christen Gordon Ramsay Laurier, his re-imagining of a 75-year-old rotisserie chicken joint called Laurier BBQ, and by end of day he'd be on a plane back to London.

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  • To others, it will be but a footnote in the storied history of a once and future great political dynasty of political giants such as Laurier, King, Pearson, Trudeau, and Chretien.

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  • It is also unknown whether Laurier will be able to meet the LSUC’s new accreditation requirements but the possibility of several new law schools in Ontario has touched off a serious debate among lawyers at a time when an increasing numbers of students are seeking articling positions.

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  • "Laurier," he once declared in a public meeting, "is the most nefarious man in the whole of Canada."

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  • Here she meets her own personal look-alike and nearly dies in the Laurier Palace Theatre fire.


  • The report does not rank schools because author David Johnson, a Wilfrid Laurier University economics professor, says the differences among many schools are too small to be significant.

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  • Glenda Wall, a sociology professor from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, will present a paper based on interviews with middle-class Canadian mothers.

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