Canlit

[ kan-lit ]
/ ˈkænˌlɪt /

noun Canadian Informal.

literature, usually in English, written by Canadians or written in or about Canada.

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Origin of Canlit

Can(adian)lit(erature)
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British Dictionary definitions for Canlit

CanLit
/ (ˌkænˈlɪt) /

n acronym for

Canadian Literature
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