[ tuh-ron-toh ]

  1. a city in and the capital of Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.

Other words from Toronto

  • To·ron·to·ni·an [tawr-uhn-toh-nee-uhn, tor-, tuh-ron-], /ˌtɔr ənˈtoʊ ni ən, ˌtɒr-, tə rɒn-/, adjective, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Toronto


/ (təˈrɒntəʊ) /

  1. a city in S central Canada, capital of Ontario, on Lake Ontario: the major industrial centre of Canada; two universities. Pop: 2 481 494 (2001)

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Cultural definitions for Toronto


Capital of Ontario, Canada, and the largest city in the province, in southern Ontario on Lake Ontario; the largest city in Canada; a commercial, financial, industrial, and cultural center of Canada.

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