Definitions for vancouvervænˈku vər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vancouver

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vancouver, George Vancouver(noun)

    English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)

  2. Vancouver(noun)

    a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon

  3. Vancouver(noun)

    a port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city

Wiktionary

  1. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

    A family name.

  2. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

    A large island off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.

  3. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

    A large city and seaport in British Columbia, Canada

  4. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

    A city in the State of Washington, USA.

  5. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

    A mountain between Alaska and Canada in the Saint Elias Mountains.

  6. Origin: The family name is from the place name Coevorden ("the place where cows ford the river") via the Dutch family name van Coevorden ("a person from Coevorden"). The place names are derived from the family name, being named after people with that family name.

Freebase

  1. Vancouver

    Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington. Incorporated in 1857, it is the fourth largest city in the state, with a 2010 census population of 161,791 as of April 1, 2010 census. Vancouver is the county seat of Clark County and forms part of the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area, the 23rd-largest metropolitan area in the United States. In 2005, Money magazine named it No. 91 on its list of best places in America to live.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tim McGraw:

    I’m flying in between shows, going up to Vancouver shooting a movie.

  2. Allan Pulga:

    When you're a young, single person, you can make Vancouver work financially, but I feel like if it's time to settle down and have kids, maybe you won't stay.

  3. Philippe Couillard:

    How is it possible that the Caisse can invest around the world, Australia, Vancouver and elsewhere in infrastructure, but for a reason that seems difficult for me to understand it is impossible in Quebec.

  4. Robert Kavcic:

    This is probably something you're going to see right through 2016 where housing starts in (the Prairies) grind down a little bit further still, on the flip side, you're probably going to see stability, if not some more strength, in areas like Toronto and Vancouver.

  5. Center Ryan Kesler:

    We played good enough to win, sometimes you're not going to win games. That's the way this league is. Five out of six points on the road is good, especially with the back-to-back( in Edmonton and Vancouver) here at the end and with travel and not getting in until late.

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