from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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 and grew with the development of the petroleum industry in the mid-1900s.

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

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  • noun the capital of the province of Alberta


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