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 route is focused where many main tourist attractions are located: in and around the city centre of Ottawa, Ontario and just across the Ottawa River in Gatineau, Quebec.
Ottawa, May 12 (Petra) - The Canadian Pembroke city, 150 kilometers northwest of Ottawa, declared a state of emergency as Ottawa River levels broke a nearly 60-year-old record, reaching a height of 113.68 meters, one centimeter higher than the previous record set in 1960, CBC news reported on Sunday.
Officials in the capital Ottawa, in turn, stated that they haven't ruled out that water levels of the Ottawa River and its tributaries may rise further "over the next several days".
Next day we hopped on an aqua taxi across the Ottawa River to get to ByWard Market.
Located in the Ottawa suburb of Gatineau, on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River, this hotel, with an adjacent golf course, is near major Ottawa attractions.
Lawrence River in the south to the Ottawa River in the north, and has several major population centers, including Kingston (2016 population 123,798) and Ottawa (2016 population 934,243) (5).
EDT Friday and tracked east north east, before moving across the Ottawa River and through Gatineau Park with wind-speed of between 240 and 250 km per hour.
A freak cross-wind carried a number of jumpers eastwards from the DZ to the Ottawa River. Seven members of the First Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and 2 Signals Squadron lost their lives.
Squares of farmland spread across the Ottawa Valley like a quilt including Fitzroy Harbour where Gary and his wife Pat live.The village sits on the Ottawa River about 41 km northwest of Parliament Hill as the crow flies.
On the banks of the Ottawa River, some 200 kilometres northwest of Ottawa, sits the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL).
Other critical reflections include the politics of naming, such as the way in which the Ottawa River "after people that had never inhabited its valley" (pg.

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