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

  • A river, about 1,270 km (780 mi) long, rising in the Canadian Shield of southwest Quebec, Canada, and flowing west and southeast in a V-shaped course to the St. Lawrence River near Montreal. It was an important waterway for early fur traders and missionaries.

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

  • noun 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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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