(redirected from Calgary, Alberta)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.


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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Provincial Laboratory for Public Health, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and ([dagger]) Palliser Health Region, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
is a large, independent upstream oil and gas company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
CALGARY, Alberta And Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago -- Canadian Superior Energy Inc.