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[van-yey, van-yey; for 1, 3 also French va-nyey]
  1. Georges P. [jawrj; French zhawrzh] /dʒɔrdʒ; French ʒɔrʒ/, 1888–1967, Canadian soldier and diplomat: governor-general 1959–67.
  2. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, near Ottawa, on the Ottawa River.
  3. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Quebec.
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