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  1. a port in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, on the SE part of Vancouver Island.
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Examples from the Web for nanaimo

Historical Examples of nanaimo

  • Nanaimo, Wellington, and Commox are the centres of the coal-mining industry.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • We expect to reach Nanaimo early to-morrow morning where the ship will coal.

    A Summer's Outing

    Carter H. Harrison

  • Well try to get a bit of galvanised steel in Nanaimo, he said.

    The Protector

    Harold Bindloss

  • The other is to call at Nanaimo and wait until, well say, next Thursday.

    The Protector

    Harold Bindloss

  • Then I wonder why you didnt answer the letter I wrote at Nanaimo.

    The Protector

    Harold Bindloss