Definition of Ontario
1. Noun. The smallest of the Great Lakes.
2. Noun. A prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada.
Generic synonyms: Canadian Province
Terms within: Canadian Capital, Capital Of Canada, Ottawa, Hamilton, Kingston, Sault Sainte Marie, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Canadian Falls, Horseshoe Falls, James Bay, Lake Saint Clair, Lake St. Clair, Niagara, Niagara Falls, Severn, Severn River
Definition of Ontario
1. Proper noun. A lake between Ontario province and New York State. ¹
2. Proper noun. A province in eastern Canada that has Toronto as its capital. ¹
3. Proper noun. A city in California. ¹
4. Proper noun. A town in Oregon. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of Ontario
1. A province of canada lying between the provinces of manitoba and quebec. Its capital is toronto. It takes its name from lake ontario which is said to represent the iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Ontario
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1887)
"Stone speaks of two conferences held in 1775, one at ontario and one at Oswego. He says: "Tha-yen-dan-e-gea had accompanied Guy Johnson from the Mohawk ..."
2. Bulletin by Public Ownership League of America (1922)
"ontario RATES COMPARED TO PRIVATE COMPANY RATES As stated above, the retail rates for electric current under public ownership in ontario are the lowest on ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Under what is known as Regulation 17, the province of ontario took steps to ensure ... Though, in fact, in ontario no constitutional provision supported bi- ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"During the union of Protestant Upper Canada (ontario) and Catholic Lower Canada ... The ontario Separate Schools law, fundamentally as it stands to-day, ..."
5. Mineral Deposits by Waldemar Lindgren (1913)
"The Silver-Bearing Cobalt-Nickel Veins of ontario, Canada.1— At a number of ... In 1903 the silver veins of Cobalt, ontario, were discovered and they soon ..."
6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Baptist loyalists in small numbers during the later years of the eighteenth century found their way into what is now ontario and Quebec, ..."
7. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1884)
"Morden and Saunders have recently published a briefly annotated 'List of the Birds of Western ontario,'* based on observations "made at and near Hyde Park, ..."
8. Canada Year Book by Statistics Canada (1908)
"Barley, rye and buckwheat in ontario, Quebec and the Maritime Pro- vince« in 1907 ... ontario. a No return» for yield of mixed grains received from ontario. ..."