- a city in and the capital of Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.
Examples from the Web for torontonian
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- of or relating to Toronto or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Toronto
- a city in S central Canada, capital of Ontario, on Lake Ontario: the major industrial centre of Canada; two universities. Pop: 2 481 494 (2001)
Word Origin and History for torontonian
city in Ontario, Canada, founded 1793 as York, renamed 1834 for a native village that appears on a 1656 map as Tarantou. from an Iroquoian source, original form and sense unknown; perhaps taron-to-hen "wood in the water," or Huron deondo "meeting place."