Definition of Calgary

1. Noun. The largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Alberta

Definition of Calgary

1. Proper noun. The largest city of the province of Alberta (Canada). ¹

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Calgary Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calgary

Caldwell-Luc operation
Caldwell projection
Caldwell view
Caledonian Canal
Calendula officinalis
Caley pea
Cali cartel
Cali roll
Cali rolls
Calidris Ferruginea
Calidris canutus
Calidris melanotos
California Channel Island fox
California Condor

Literary usage of Calgary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Exemption of Improvements from Taxation in Canada and the United States by Robert Murray ( Haig, New York (N.Y.). Committee on Taxation (1915)
"calgary THE CITY calgary lies in the foot-hills of the Rocky Mountains ... (l) The mountain streams on which calgary is situated have a sufficient fall to ..."

2. A Trip Round the World in 1887-8 by William Sproston Caine (1888)
"calgary is the capital of the magnificent grazing country which lies along the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains, between the South Saskatchewan River and ..."

3. Transactions of the Canadian Institute by Canadian Institute (1849-1914). (1898)
"The February normal at Edmonton is 5.4°, and at calgary 12.0°. ... The highest temperature registered at calgary in January was 58° on the 23rd, 1892, ..."

4. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"calgary calgary is a thriving metropolis of concrete and steel, ... Before the oil. there were cowboys and gentlemen, and calgary originally grew thanks to ..."

5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"=OIL DISCOVERED IN ALBERTA= calgary Oil Field is now a pregnant center of financial ... calgary, Alberta Write at once for accurate and up-to-date data. ..."

6. The Riders of the Plains: A Reminiscence of the Early and Exciting Days in by Cecil Edward Denny (1905)
"Mr. Davis, who had been in charge of IG Baker's store at calgary up to this ... GC King, an ex-police corporal, had taken charge of the store at calgary, ..."

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