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  1. Vancouver, George Vancouvernoun

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

  2. Vancouvernoun

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

  3. Vancouvernoun

    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. Vancouvernoun

    A family name.

  2. Vancouvernoun

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

  3. Vancouvernoun

    A large city and seaport in British Columbia, Canada

  4. Vancouvernoun

    A city in the State of Washington, USA.

  5. Vancouvernoun

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

  6. Etymology: 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.

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  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. Kate Caithness:

    In the past it has been a sport played by the older generation, if I could say that really, but now, since 2010, since we had the Olympics in Vancouver, all of a sudden it just changed the whole profile of our sport. And as you can see on the ice, we’ve had so many young people play our sport.

  2. 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.

  3. Stuart Mackinnon:

    I have always cared passionately for our parks and green spaces. Growing up in Vancouver was like growing up in a magical land, filled with green fields, tall trees, forests, sandy beaches and sunny days at the poolside. I want every child to be able to share this experience

  4. Gregory Klump:

    The (Greater Toronto Area) and Greater Vancouver made sizeable contributions to the monthly decline in national sales activity. They also rank among the tightest urban housing markets in the country due to a shortage of inventory and supply of land on which to build, which is why prices there continue to grow strongly.

  5. Tom Welling:

    I remember you being like, ‘ Dude, it’s not supposed to be like this, when you’re out in the freezing rains of Vancouver and there’s rain towers, you know … it’s clear that the situation has n’t been planned the way it should.

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