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The capital of Alberta, Canada, in the central part of the province north of Calgary. It was founded in 1795 as a fort and trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company and grew with the development of the petroleum industry in the mid-1900s.


(Placename) a city in W Canada, capital of Alberta: oil industry. Pop: 812 201 (2011)


(ˈɛd mən tən)

the capital of Alberta, in the central part, in SW Canada. 616,741.
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Noun1.Edmonton - the capital of the province of AlbertaEdmonton - the capital of the province of Alberta
Alberta - one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals
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