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The capital of Northwest Territories, Canada, on the north shore of Great Slave Lake. It was founded in 1935 after the discovery of gold and silver deposits in the area and became the provincial capital in 1967.


(Placename) a city in N Canada, capital of the Northwest Territories on Great Slave Lake. Pop: 19 234 (2011)


(ˈyɛl oʊˌnaɪf)

the capital of the Northwest Territories, in N central Canada, on Great Slave Lake. 11,753.
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Noun1.Yellowknife - a town in the Northwest Territories in northern Canada on the Great Slave LakeYellowknife - a town in the Northwest Territories in northern Canada on the Great Slave Lake
Northwest Territories - a large territory in northwestern Canada; part is now Nunavut
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Touted as the "kindest and most giving person" by one Yellowknife mourner on a CBC Web site, similar adjectives were used to describe him as testimonies of his selfless generosity were shared on a Facebook memorial page.
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Yellowknife has developed three initiatives over the past six years that are intended to guide all future planning for the city, including daily decisions, intermediate plans, and long-range strategic planning.
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