the extensive region making up much of northern and central Canada underlain by Precambrian rocks that have been eroded to produce a low shieldlike profile.
Also called Laurentian Shield, Laurentian Plateau. (in Canada) the wide area of Precambrian rock extending west from the Labrador coast to the basin of the Mackenzie and north from the Great Lakes to Hudson Bay and the Arctic: rich in minerals See shield (sense 7)
a rye whiskey made entirely from cereal grain. noun a blended whisky made in Canada from rye and other grains
to make Canadian in character.
allegiance to or pride in Canada and its institutions. a custom, trait, or thing distinctive of Canada or its citizens. an English word, idiom, phrase, or pronunciation that originated or is distinctively used in Canada. noun the Canadian national character or spirit loyalty to Canada, its political independence, culture, etc a linguistic usage, custom, or […]