Calgary

[ kal-guh-ree ]
/ ˈkæl gə ri /

noun

a city in S Alberta, in SW Canada.

QUIZZES

FOR POSTERITY’S SAKE, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Are words your bailiwick? Take the latest quiz on the words from July 6 to July 12 to find out.
Question 1 of 7
bailiwick
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for calgary

British Dictionary definitions for calgary

Calgary
/ (ˈkælɡərɪ) /

noun

a city in Canada, in S Alberta: centre of a large agricultural region; oilfields. Pop: 879 277 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for calgary

Calgary
[ (kal-guh-ree) ]

City in southern Alberta, Canada.

notes for Calgary

Calgary is home of the Calgary Stampede, an annual rodeo, and was the host city of the 1988 winter Olympic Games.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.