Definition of Nanaimo
1. Noun. A town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island to the west of Vancouver.
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Literary usage of Nanaimo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1900)
"The minerals under the waters and bed of Nanaimo harbour at the time of the Crown grant of 21st April, 1887, were the property of the Dominion. ..."
2. History of British Columbia, 1792-1887 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Alfred Bates (1887)
"... ADVENTURES—THE Nanaimo STONE QUARRY— THE HAREWOOD MINE—WORKINGS OF TUB VANCOUVER COLLIERY— QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS ANTHRACITE—ATTEMPTED DEVELOPMENT OF ..."
3. Canada on the Pacific: Being an Account of a Journey from Edmonton to the by Charles Horetzky (1874)
"Nanaimo TO SAN FRANCISCO. Nanaimo—San Juan—The Boundary Dispute—Victoria—Esqui- ... tHE little town of Nanaimo has increased since the Doctor's visit. ..."
4. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1908)
"George W. Taylor, FRSC, resident at Wellington, near Nanaimo, BC, has urged the desirability of a marine biological station for British Columbia. ..."
5. Among the An-ko-me-nums Or Flathead Tribes of Indians of the Pacific Coast by Thomas Crosby (1907)
"AT Nanaimo—THE SCHOOL. " O, teach me, Lord, that I may teach The ... Ephraim Evans, DD, Superintendent of Missions in British Columbia, to go to Nanaimo to ..."