Vancouver

Definitions of Vancouver
  1. noun
    English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)
    synonyms: George Vancouver
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    example of:
    navigator
    in earlier times, a person who explored by ship
  2. noun
    a port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city
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    city, metropolis, urban center
    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    port
    a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  3. noun
    a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon
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    town
    an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
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