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.
a Canadian national holiday celebrated on July 1, in commemoration of the formation ofthe Dominion on July 1, 1867. Formerly (until 1982) Dominion Day. noun (in Canada) July 1, the anniversary of the day in 1867 when Canada became the first British colony to receive dominion status: a bank holiday Former name Dominion Day
a town in SW California.