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To·ron·to

 (tə-rŏn′tō)
The capital and largest city of Ontario, Canada, in the southern part of the province on Lake Ontario. Originally a French trading post, it was founded as York by the British in 1793 and renamed as Toronto in 1834. Toronto is an important Great Lakes port and a major commercial center.

Toronto

(təˈrɒntəʊ)
n
(Placename) a city in S central Canada, capital of Ontario, on Lake Ontario: the major industrial centre of Canada; two universities. Pop: 2 615 060 (2011)

To•ron•to

(təˈrɒn toʊ)

n.
the capital of Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario. 635,395.
To•ron•to•ni•an (ˌtɔr ənˈtoʊ ni ən, ˌtɒr-, tə rɒn-) adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Toronto - the provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)Toronto - the provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)
CN Tower - a tower in Toronto; 1815 feet tall for broadcasting widely
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"
Ontario - a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
Translations
تورونتو
Toronto
Toronto
トロント
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Queenston, at which place the steamboats start for Toronto (or I should rather say at which place they call, for their wharf is at Lewiston, on the opposite shore), is situated in a delicious valley, through which the Niagara river, in colour a very deep green, pursues its course.
Thence we emerged on Lake Ontario, an inland sea; and by half-past six o'clock were at Toronto.
John's to Whitehall - which I praise very highly, but no more than it deserves, when I say that it is superior even to that in which we went from Queenston to Toronto, or to that in which we travelled from the latter place to Kingston, or I have no doubt I may add to any other in the world.
"He is to leave South America in a fortnight and will be here in November to take us back to Toronto."
Daly in Toronto, who boarded a spell with me two years ago.
"Meyers, Toronto," was printed on the leather inside.
The City of Toronto has released the latest books in the City's growing Biodiversity Book Series.
[1] Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
TORONTO -- The National Basketball Association announced Monday that Toronto has been selected to host the 2016 all-star game, the first time the showcase event has been held outside the United States.
Toronto, Canada, March 22, 2011 --(PR.com)-- El Toronto Web Design is pleased to announce the launch of their new small business web package product for the Toronto, ON market and surrounding areas.
Air Canada announced today that it is launching daily non-stop services from its Toronto hub to San Diego, California and Portland, Oregon on Friday 18 June.
The 'Greening of Sacred Spaces' is a project funded by the Toronto Atmospheric Fund and the Ontario Power Authority.

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