noun Chiefly Western U.S.
Origin of cañada
Definition for canada (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for canada
Yes, we do typically do better than Europe (and Canada, too, which is frequently awful on this score).
The same picture emerges from middle class men in the U.S., Canada, and the Nordic countries.
In fact, Mexico buys and sells more US goods than any other country on the planet except for Canada.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As southern California turns to desert western Canada could follow Oregon and Washington states as a contender in top class wines.
McCain told The Daily Beast in an interview this past weekend at the Halifax International Security Forum in Canada.U.S. Hasn’t Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISIS|Tim Mak|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"God grant that Canada may see its duty clearly," said Mr. McPherson.The Major|Ralph Connor
They may be found in all parts of the United States and Canada.Secret Band of Brothers|Jonathan Harrington Green
The Dominion of Canada has in it more fresh-water lakes than any other country in the world.Three Boys in the Wild North Land|Egerton Ryerson Young
Meanwhile enough machinery and other equipment was being prepared and shipped from Canada to afford employment to 10,000 men.
I never feel comfortable about Canada and our North American possessions.Lord Lyons: A Record of British Diplomacy|Thomas Wodehouse Legh Newton
British Dictionary definitions for canada
Word Origin and History for canada
1560s (implied in Canadian), said to be a Latinized form of a word for "village" in an Iroquoian language of the St. Lawrence valley that had gone extinct by 1600. Most still-spoken Iroquoian languages have a similar word (e.g. Mohawk kana:ta "town"). Canada goose is attested from 1772.
Culture definitions for canada
Nation in northern North America, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Pacific Ocean and Alaska to the west, and the United States to the south. Its capital is Ottawa, and its largest city is Toronto. In area, Canada is the second largest nation in the world, behind Russia.