Ottawa river

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Ottawa River

A river, about 1,270 km (780 mi) long, rising in the Canadian Shield of southwest Quebec, Canada, and flowing west and southeast in a V-shaped course to the St. Lawrence River near Montreal. It was an important waterway for early fur traders and missionaries.
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Noun1.Ottawa river - a river in southeastern Canada that flows along the boundary between Quebec and Ontario to the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
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The village sits on the Ottawa River about 41 km northwest of Parliament Hill as the crow flies.
The project consists of expanding the municipal arena located on the banks of the Ottawa River to meet the growing demand for dock rentals.
It is a short and pleasant walk across the bridge, or a ferry ride from the locks where the Rideau Canal meets the Ottawa River.
Early partners include the Anishanbe (Algonquin) Nation of the Ottawa River Watershed, Aiken Lake Nation, Tsek'ehne Nation, and the Kingdom of Polynesia.
Canal plays to skaters It also extends across the Ottawa River to lively sister city Gatineau in Quebec, which forms Canada's National Capital Region with Ottawa.
Crossing the lake, the pilgrimage will paddle along the Mattawa River to the Ottawa River, then down to the St.
Captain Marc Thorpe is a master at targeting muskies on 120 miles of the Ottawa River and over 160 miles of the St.
Tributary streams include the Bear Creek, Ottawa River, Maumee River, Crane Creek, Turtle Creek, Toussaint Creek, Portage River, Big Muddy Creek, Sandusky River, Cold Creek, Huron River, and Vermillion River.
Cranes, bulldozers, craters and traffic cones have become the norm for residents of this formerly quiet city nestled on the southern bank of the Ottawa River.
The minister of Veterans Affairs has announced plans for two monuments to be erected on Richmond Landing, on the Ottawa River below the Parliament buildings.
This sliver of land, bounded by the Ottawa River, North Maumee Bay, and Lake Erie, is a part of Erie Township in Monroe County.

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