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

  • The capital of Alberta, Canada, in the central part of the province north of Calgary. It was founded in 1795 as a fort and trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company. Population: 730,000.

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  • proper n. Provincial capital city of Alberta (Canada).
  • proper n. An area of north London, United Kingdom.

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  • n. the capital of the province of Alberta

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