With a view to that end a considerable number of them were collected early last year at cañada Alamosa.
This cañada is the entrance to a gorge descending directly towards the pueblo of Galisteo.
We were carried up the stream bottom—a kind of glen, or cañada.
They ask to be taken back to cañada Alamosa, their old home, promising there to be peaceable and quiet.
The plan was to allow the Queres to come up undisturbed as far as the north side of the cañada.
It was past midnight when the main body came up with the advance guard after crossing the cañada Ancha.
1560s (implied in Canadian), said to be a Latinized form of a word for "village" in an Iroquoian language of the St. Lawrence valley that had gone extinct by 1600. Most still-spoken Iroquoian languages have a similar word (e.g. Mohawk kana:ta "town"). Canada goose is attested from 1772.
Nation in northern North America, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Pacific Ocean and Alaska to the west, and the United States to the south. Its capital is Ottawa, and its largest city is Toronto. In area, Canada is the second largest nation in the world, behind Russia.
Note: A French explorer founded Quebec in 1608.
Note: It is an ally of the United States, though conflict has arisen over environmental and trade issues. Each country is the other's leading partner in world trade (see North American Free Trade Agreement).
Note: The border between Canada and the United States is the longest unguarded border in the world.
Note: Canada has experienced recurring tension arising from a separatist movement in French-speaking Quebec province. In 1995, separatists were narrowly defeated in a referendum.