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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.
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(Placename) a city in W Canada, capital of Alberta: oil industry. Pop: 812 201 (2011)
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(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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But the marriage was not happy and she soon left her new husband and went to live with her own mother at Edmonton. So for five years John's life was spent between school and his grandmother's house.
He was apprenticed, in the fashion of the day, to a surgeon at Edmonton, for five years.
For some unexplained reason Keats broke his apprenticeship to the surgeon at Edmonton after four years.
'That crack down in the back lane at Edmonton, Blathers,' said Mr.
Nearly 300 passengers were rescued from Edmonton Riverboat Saturday night after getting stranded in the waters of Canada's North Saskatchewan River for almost 14 hours hampered by a strong current.
[This article continues an outline of the history of Christianity in Edmonton. The first article, "Bricks, Faith, Community: A History of Edmonton Christianity to 1929," appeared in Alberta History 66:2 (Spring, 2018), 17-24.]
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Edmonton Airport has reported 7.8 million terminal passengers in 2018, compared to 7.38 million terminal passengers in 2017, the company said.
It owns a residential project in northwest Edmonton, Alberta.
Flair Airlines has announced that it plans to build on the success of Edmonton International Airport as its Main Transfer Hub and officially establish itself as Edmonton's Hometown Airline, the company said.
Summary: Edmonton [Canada], October 2 (ANI): The Canadian authorities have said that two incidents in Edmonton are being investigated as acts of terrorism after a man struck a police officer with a car before stabbing him and later plowed a truck into pedestrians on a busy street, injuring at least four people.

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