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

  • The largest city of Alberta, Canada, in the southern part south of Edmonton. Site of the annual Calgary Stampede, a famous rodeo dating from 1912, it is the largest city in the province and the center of Canada's petroleum industry. The 1988 Winter Olympics were held here. Population: 988,000.

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  • proper n. The largest city of the province of Alberta (Canada).

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  • n. the largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada

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  • CALGARY - Lufthansa's daily flight between Calgary and Frankfurt will remain cancelled at least until Tuesday this week, says a spokesperson with the German airline.

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