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A city of southern Alberta, Canada, south of Edmonton. It grew with the development of the cattle industry in the late 1800s and later became the center of Canada's petroleum industry.

Cal·gar′i·an (-gâr′ē-ən, -găr′-) n.


(Placename) a city in Canada, in S Alberta: centre of a large agricultural region; oilfields. Pop: 879 277 (2001)


(ˈkæl gə ri)

a city in S Alberta, in SW Canada. 710,677.
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Noun1.Calgary - the largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada
Alberta - one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals
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We know how important the Ring Road is to Calgarians, as it will help families spend less time in traffic, more time together and improve the safety of our roads.
Calgarians are taking the long haul for warmer weather: Cape Town and Lima rank among the top searched destinations by Calgarians, seeing more than an 80% increase in searches YOY.
And the every day aspect of its butcher shops recalls the Christmas display of the meat markets at home, and yet the Calgarians boast to you that their town has had no boom.
The city partners with local non-profit organizations to deliver social, recreational, arts and sports programs which contribute to the overall quality of life for Calgarians.
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Still little known to many Calgarians after opening about two years ago, it is the home of the Calgary Folk Music Festival and serves as an inexpensive venue for community-based arts groups that need affordable performing space.
While Calgarians participate in celebrations of First Nations, Metis and Inuit culture, their understanding and appreciation could go deeper, says McLandress.
The article ends with a list of the attending countries and notes that 3,500 Scouts had gathered, including the Calgarians.
They aren't even in the debate because their positions are seen by many Calgarians as repugnant.
During Stampede, it seems that all Calgarians are struck by temporary madness, and as usual many WestDef attendees found themselves touched by the same bug.
The festival organizers, relying on donations, flew in a rock band and modern-fusion artist from the UK, while Calgarians of Persian descent made dresses from traditional fabrics and performed lively folk dances.
Imagine if Calgarians were reminded of 2013's Great Flood when gassing up, if only to drive home the fact that relentless fuel comsumption is linked to the hyperactive weather and excessive glacial melt that spilled the city's rivers.