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(Canadian) the Cariboo, a region in the W foothills of the Cariboo Mountains, scene of a gold rush beginning in 1860
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  • Examples—many birds, butterflies, and some bats; the cariboo, and buffalo.

    Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study Ontario Ministry of Education
  • She had heard of a sick miner (maybe from cariboo) who lay there dying.

  • cariboo Meadows, as a town, was simply a double row of buildings facing each other across a wagon road.

    North of Fifty-Three Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Was it your habit to use two pair of candles in your bedroom in cariboo?

  • He made up his mind to become a nomad and be a wanderer on the face of the cariboo district.

    Skookum Chuck Fables Skookum Chuck (pseud for R.D. Cumming)
  • It was well that they had ample time in which to make their journey to cariboo.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo! Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • cariboo Meadows, the schoolhouse, and her classes seemed remote.

    North of Fifty-Three Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The cariboo were off on their vague journeyings that took them half across the world.

    Dusty Star Olaf Baker
  • Why, what any other man in cariboo would do if he had half your chance.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo! Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • At the end of five days' journey, we rode at dusk into cariboo.

    A Man in the Open Roger Pocock

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