My mother comes from a part of New York that is essentially Canada, just the other side of lake ontario.
Colhoun regards it, and probably correctly, as identical with lake ontario.
This important post occupied a commanding position near the eastern extremity of lake ontario.
"It's located on the eastern bank of the river, just where that stream flows into lake ontario," replied her husband.
It has, from ten to twelve miles above its embouchure into lake ontario, one of the finest cataracts in the world.
The control of lake ontario was in doubt throughout the year 1813.
In consequence of the series of storms, he was nearly three weeks in reaching the western extremity of lake ontario.
Hamilton owes its existence to its harbor and position at the head of lake ontario.
On lake ontario the fortune of war was more equally divided.
They linger five days, and then retire to their canoes, carrying Champlain on a litter all the way to lake ontario.
from Mohawk (Iroquoian) ontari:io "beautiful lake" or "great lake," from /-qtar-/ "lake, river." Related: Ontarian.
Note: Smallest and lowest in elevation of the Great Lakes.
Province in central Canada, bordered by Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north; Quebec to the east; the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, and Minnesota to the south; and Manitoba to the west. Its capital and largest city is Toronto.
Note: The Canadian side of Niagara Falls is in southern Ontario.
Note: Ottawa, Canada's capital, is in southeastern Ontario.
Note: Ontario is the most heavily industrialized, populous, and prosperous province in Canada.