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Place Name CANADA
TYPE: Country
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KAN-ə-də   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Iroquoian word kanata meaning "village". This word was used by Native Americans to direct explorer Jacques Cartier to Stadacona. Cartier used the word to refer to the region.
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