What Do the Names of 13 Major Canadian Cities Really Mean?
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What Do the Names of 13 Major Canadian Cities Really Mean?

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What Do the Names of 13 Major Canadian Cities Really Mean?
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It’s easy to associate Toronto with the CN Tower or Vancouver with the Vancouver Lookout. But have you ever thought of Toronto as “trees standing in the water”? Or of Vancouver as “the place where cows ford the river”? Seemingly, water is behind many of the names of major Canadian cities.

We looked up the literal meanings of 13 of the biggest Canadian cities and found out that some of them are downright funny. Check out our map below:

Canadian city names

 

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Have we missed any other interesting meanings behind Canadian city names? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below.

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