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vænˈku vərVan·cou·ver

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  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


  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.


  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.

How to pronounce Vancouver?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Vancouver in sign language?

  1. vancouver


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vancouver in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vancouver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Vancouver in a Sentence

  1. Tim McGraw:

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

  2. Jamie Bautista:

    With these airplanes, we can increase our presence - more flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, more fights to Vancouver.

  3. United States:

    Despite being physically restricted to a very limited space during my time in Vancouver, my inner self has never felt so colorful and vast.

  4. Thomas Farley:

    There is a particular site in Vancouver [ Insite ] that has operated for some 15 years with thousands of overdoses, and not one single death.

  5. Lena Dunham:

    I know a lot of people have been threatening to do this, but I really will, i know a lovely place in Vancouver and I can get my work done from there.

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