[ yel-oh-nahyf ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˌnaɪf /
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a city in and the capital of the Northwest Territories, in N central Canada, on Great Slave Lake.
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How to use Yellowknife in a sentence
Callie Russell, the runner-up from season seven, told me that she encountered extreme sensory overload the moment she set foot in the tiny town of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
British Dictionary definitions for Yellowknife
/ (ˈjɛləʊˌnaɪf) /
a city in N Canada, capital of the Northwest Territories on Great Slave Lake. Pop: 16 055 (2001)
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