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  1. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, SW of Toronto, on Lake Ontario.
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Historical Examples of oakville

  • Mr. Murray was a minister of the Church of Scotland at Oakville.

    The Story of My Life

    Egerton Ryerson

  • After they start, I'll come back to the city and take stage to Oakville.

    The Outlet

    Andy Adams

  • Oakville is a very pretty little village, exhibiting much industry.

    Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2

    Richard Henry Bonnycastle

  • Twenty miles further, we stopped at Oakville to refresh ourselves and the horses.

  • The creek is navigable all the way from Oakville, and there are not more than twelve or fifteen dams in the whole distance.

    Canoe Boys and Campfires

    William Murray Graydon

British Dictionary definitions for oakville


  1. a city in SE Canada, in SE Ontario on Lake Ontario southwest of Toronto: motor-vehicle industry. Pop: 144 738 (2001)
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