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From French Canada, from the Laurentian kanata (village, settlement) (compare Onondaga ganataa). See also "Name of Canada" on English Wikipedia.

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Canada (countable and uncountable, plural Canadas)

  1. A country in North America.
    • 2015, Chigozie Obioma, The Fishermen, ONE, page 219:
      Father narrated the story of how Canada developed over a short period to surpass other countries, including Britain, from which it had emerged.
  2. (historical) Lower Canada 1791–1840 (also Canada East 1840–1867, now province of Quebec) or respectively Upper Canada (Canada West, now province of Ontario), often “the Canadas” (or politically, “United Canada” 1840–1867).
  3. (historical) (1608–1763) The most active province of New France. Nowadays corresponds to the territory of much of Quebec, Ontario, and several US states (aligning with the Saint Lawrence River and Ottawa River plains and Great Lakes plains, and Laurentian Mountains)
  4. A surname.

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  • French: canadair
  • Greek: καναντέρ (kanantér)
  • Italian: canadair
  • Serbo-Croatian: kanader

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Canada (plural Canadas)

  1. (US, informal) A country bordering a larger country that shares many similarities with it, but is overshadowed by the more prominent larger.
    • 2015, Michael DeMocker, The land of waffles, frites, chocolate, meat and, oh yes, culture[1], Louisiana: The Times-Picayune, page 1:
      Belgium is France's Canada.

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Canada

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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Etymology edit

Probably borrowed from French Canada.

The hamlet is attested as Canada in 1954. It was named after the country. Originally the name of a farmhouse.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑ.naːˌdaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ca‧na‧da

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Canada n

  1. Canada (a country in North America).
  2. A hamlet in Ooststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands.

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  • van Berkel, Gerard; Samplonius, Kees (2018) Nederlandse plaatsnamen verklaard (in Dutch), Mijnbestseller.nl, →ISBN

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Canada

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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From the Laurentian kanata (village, settlement).

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Canada m

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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  • IPA(key): /ˈka.na.da/
  • Rhymes: -anada
  • Hyphenation: Cà‧na‧da

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Canada m

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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Etymology edit

From French Canada, from Laurentian kanata (village, settlement).

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Canada f sg (genitive Canadae); first declension (New Latin)

  1. Canada (a country in North America)
  2. (historical) New France

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First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Canada
Genitive Canadae
Dative Canadae
Accusative Canadam
Ablative Canadā
Vocative Canada

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Canada

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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Canada

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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Canada f

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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gender f uncountable
Nom/Acc Canada
Gen/Dat Canadei

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Canada ?

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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Canada m

  1. Canada (a country in North America)
    Tha Loch Lùthaise ann an Canada.
    Lake Louise is in Canada.

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Canada n (genitive Canadas)

  1. Dated spelling of Kanada (Canada).

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Canada m

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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Canada f

  1. Canada (a country in North America)

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Canada Ganada Nghanada Chanada
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.