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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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They had the support of the University of Calgary as well as the military and they were praised in the media for their poise.
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