Definition of Nanaimo

1. Noun. A town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island to the west of Vancouver.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: British Columbia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nanaimo

Namibian
Namibian Sign Language
Namibians
Nammu
Namoi
Namoi River
Nampa
Namtar
Namtaru
Namur
Nan-chang
Nan-ning
Nan Ling
Nan River
Nana
Nanaimo (current term)
Nanaimo bar
Nanak
Nancere
Nances
Nanchang
Nancy Freeman Mitford
Nancy Mitford
Nancy Reagan gaze
Nancy Witcher Astor
Nanda Devi
Nandamuri
Nando

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 ..."

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