See also: Òttawa

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Said to be from Ojibwe odaawaa (traders)/ᐅᑡᐙ.

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Ottawa

  1. An Algonquian people closely related to the Ojibwe; also spelt Ottowa.
  2. The Ottawa dialect of Ojibwe; also spelt Odawa or Odaawaa.
  3. A city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada.
  4. (by synecdoche, metonymically) The federal government of Canada.
    • 2005, "Ottawa, carmakers reach Kyoto deal", CBC News, 5 April 2005:
      New vehicles will cut emissions by 5.3 megatonnes by 2010 as part of Ottawa's plans to meet Canada's Kyoto targets.
    • 2006, "Literacy groups demand $17M back from Ottawa", CBC News, 4 October 2006:
      Literacy groups across the country demanded Wednesday that Ottawa put back the $17.7 million it cut from adult literacy programs last week.
    • 2008, "Ottawa boosting aid to Afghanistan by $550 million", CBC News, 10 June 2008:
      Ottawa announced the mission in Afghanistan will have a greater focus on reconstruction, development and security training, with an increase in aid of more than a half a billion dollars.
  5. A river flowing SE between Ontario and Quebec, Canada into the St. Lawrence River.
  6. A city, the county seat of LaSalle County, Illinois.
  7. A city, the county seat of Franklin County, Kansas.
  8. An unincorporated community in Ottawa Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota.
  9. A village, the county seat of Putnam County, Ohio.
  10. A town and unincorporated community in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.

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Ottawa (plural Ottawas)

  1. A member of the Ottawa people.

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Ottawa

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

DutchEdit

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Ottawa n

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Ottawa, ultimately from Ojibwe odaawaa (traders).

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Ottawa ?

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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GermanEdit

 
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Ottawa n (genitive Ottawas)

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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Ottawa f

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Ottawa

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Ottawa

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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Ottawa f

  1. Alternative form of Otava

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oˈtawa/, [oˈt̪awa]
  • IPA(key): /oˈtaɡwa/, [oˈt̪aɣwa]

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Ottawa ?

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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Ottawa n (genitive Ottawas)

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)