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Canadian

[ kuh-ney-dee-uhn ]
/ kəˈneɪ di ən /
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adjective
of Canada or its people.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Canada.
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Origin of Canadian

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

OTHER WORDS FROM Canadian

pro-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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