a river in W British Columbia, Canada, flowing SW to the Portland Inlet, an arm of the Pacific Ocean, near Prince Rupert. 236 miles (380 km) long.
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North American Spine Society
- National gallery
noun 1. a major art gallery in London, in Trafalgar Square. Founded in 1824, it contains the largest collection of paintings in Britain
- National government
noun any political organization that is put in place to maintain control of a nation
- National gallery of art
A noted art museum in Washington, D.C. The federal government pays for the operation of the buildings. The buildings themselves, and the works of art inside, were supplied by private donors.
- National grid
noun 1. (Brit) a network of high-voltage power lines connecting major power stations 2. a grid of metric coordinates used by the Ordnance Survey in Britain and Ireland, and in New Zealand by the New Zealand Lands and Survey Department, and printed on their maps