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[nuh-nahy-moh] /nəˈnaɪ moʊ/
a port in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, on the SE part of Vancouver Island. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Nanaimo, Wellington, and Commox are the centres of the coal-mining industry.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
  • We expect to reach Nanaimo early to-morrow morning where the ship will coal.

    A Summer's Outing Carter H. Harrison
  • The other is to call at Nanaimo and wait until, well say, next Thursday.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Well try to get a bit of galvanised steel in Nanaimo, he said.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Then I wonder why you didnt answer the letter I wrote at Nanaimo.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • The same crowd or band of Indians robbed the Nanaimo packet.

    A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 William Henry Gray
  • May and June, 1903, he worked underground in the coal-mines of Nanaimo.

    An American Idyll Cornelia Stratton Parker
  • It has fine forests and valuable coal mines at Nanaimo and Wellington, which furnish fuel supplies along the Pacific coast.

  • We were due at Nanaimo for the next concert and despite the storm we started and arrived safely Wednesday morning, March 8.

    Sixty Years of California Song Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • The Nanoose 'inhabit the harbour and district of that name, which lies 50 miles north of Nanaimo.'

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