Canadian

[ kuh-ney-dee-uh n ]
/ kəˈneɪ di ən /
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adjective

of Canada or its people.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Canada.

Origin of Canadian

1560–70; Canad(a) + -ian; compare French canadien

Related formspro-Ca·na·di·an, adjective, nounpseu·do-Ca·na·di·an, adjective, nountrans-Ca·na·di·an, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for canadian

Canadian

/ (kəˈneɪdɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Canada or its people

noun

a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Canada
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Word Origin and History for canadian

Canadian

1560s; see Canada.

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