The national anthem of Canada
"O Canada" is the national anthem of Canada. The song was originally commissioned by Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Théodore Robitaille for the 1880 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day ceremony; Calixa Lavallée wrote the music as a setting of a French Canadian patriotic poem composed by poet and judge Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier. The lyrics were originally in French and translated into English in 1906. Robert Stanley Weir wrote in 1908 another English version, which is the official and most popular version, one that is not a literal translation of the French. Weir's lyrics have been revised twice, taking their present form in 1980, but the French lyrics remain unaltered. "O Canada" had served as a de facto national anthem since 1939, officially becoming Canada's national anthem in 1980 when the Act of Parliament making it so received Royal Assent and became effective on July 1 as part of that year's Dominion Day celebrations.
The numerical value of O Canada in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of O Canada in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't even know what street Canada is on.
We love Canada, we don't have an operation in Canada and we'd love to have an asset in Canada.
It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.
He was born in Canada. I guess his parents voted in Canada, so if you were born in Canada, immediately it's a little bit of a problem.
Damn it, Pierre, what do you want me to do We'll go sit with empty chairs to get those guys back to the table. (To Pierre Trudeau, prime minister of Canada)
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