a dry riverbed. a small, deep canyon. a nation in N North America: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 3,690,410 sq. mi. (9,558,160 sq. km). Capital: Ottawa. Contemporary Examples How the Kings of Fracking Double-Crossed Their Way to Riches ProPublica March 12, 2014 From Gore to Kennedy, Democrats Have Their Own Shady Voter ID […]
the act of the British parliament of 1962 that transferred to the Canadian federal government complete control over the constitution of Canada.
a pale yellow or greenish, slightly fluorescent, clear, viscous, bitter-tasting, water-insoluble liquid, having a pleasant, aromatic, pinelike odor, and solidifying on exposure to air: obtained from the balsam fir, Abies balsamea, and used chiefly for mounting objects on microscope slides, in the manufacture of fine lacquers, and as a cement for lenses. Historical Examples An […]
a Eurasian grass, Poa compressa, naturalized in North America, having creeping rootstocks and bluish-green leaves.