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

  • A city of southwest British Columbia, Canada, on the east coast of Vancouver Island across the Strait of Georgia from Vancouver. Originally an outpost of the Hudson's Bay Company, it was settled in the 1850s after the discovery of coal.

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  • noun a town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island to the west of Vancouver

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  • The resulting mash was very close to what I know as a Nanaimo bar base - which worked beautifully for the filling I had envisioned for the pie and would probably have been darn good on it's own too!

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  • The resulting mash was very close to what I know as a Nanaimo bar base - which worked beautifully for the filling I had envisioned for the pie and would probably have been darn good on it's own too!

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  • In late August, Mr. Benitah opened a discount store named Target Apparel for the first time — in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

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  • I was recently in Nanaimo, ladies and gentlemen, and we see trees this big around being shipped out of B.C. with a tiny sliver this big being taken off them and being called Princess Logs.

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  • More than 100 woman were at a fundraiser in Nanaimo’s Cavallotti Lodge on Friday night watching a man dressed as a police officer peel off his uniform when a women who was standing on a chair refused to get down after another onlooker argued she didn't have a clear view.

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  • After a leisurely drive down, stopping in Nanaimo, which is where you get the big ferry to Vancouver to check out DH's favorite music store, Fascinating Rhythm, and have a delicious vegan Lebanese lunch at Aladdin's Cafe.

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  • After a leisurely drive down, stopping in Nanaimo, which is where you get the big ferry to Vancouver to check out DH's favorite music store, Fascinating Rhythm, and have a delicious vegan Lebanese lunch at Aladdin's Cafe.

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  • O'Byrne played for Tier II Nanaimo, which is tough to get to even for BCHL scouts.

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  • The layered cookies get their name from a town called Nanaimo - say nuh-NIGH-moe - on photo: Creative Commons/Politikaner

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  • Unger said he plans to follow up on the announcement to see where communities such as Nanaimo might stand to benefit from the project.

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