What does Vancouver mean?

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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.

    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.

  2. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

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

    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.

  3. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

    A large city and seaport in British Columbia, Canada

    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.

  4. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

    A city in the State of Washington, USA.

    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.

  5. Vancouver(ProperNoun)

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

    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.

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.

How to pronounce Vancouver?

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How to say Vancouver in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. Tim McGraw:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Nodin Nganji:

    When it comes to protests that I've been part of here in Toronto, or ones that I saw in the media in Ottawa or Vancouver or Montreal, there were mostly two races -- Black and White. Yes, there were a few Asians, but very, very few, i see Black people raising posters, I see white people raising posters. I see very few Brown people engaging in these conversations, or protesting, or donating, or speaking out. I don't think many even recognize their privilege. I know we have some Asian people who are our allies, but from my end it's not enough.

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