Ottawa

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English[edit]

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 Ottawa (disambiguation) on Wikipedia

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Said to be from Ojibwe odaawaa (traders)/ᐅᑡᐙ.

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Ottawa

  1. An Algonquian people closely related to the Ojibwe; also spelt Ottowa.
  2. The Ottawa dialect of Ojibwe; also spelt Odawa or Odaawaa.
  3. A city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada.
    • 1996, Black, Eldon, “Prologue: 1960-1967”, in Direct Intervention: Canada-France Relations, 1967-1974[1], Carleton University Press, →ISBN, OCLC 243884090, page 9:
      And of course, in July 1967 De Gaulle did come to Canada. He made his speeches in Quebec, was enthusiastically received on the Chemin du Roy, shouted “Vive le Quebec libre” in Montreal and, on learning of the reaction of the Canadian government, returned to Paris without going to Ottawa.
  4. (by synecdoche, metonymically) The federal government of Canada.
    • 2005, "Ottawa, carmakers reach Kyoto deal", CBC News, 5 April 2005:
      New vehicles will cut emissions by 5.3 megatonnes by 2010 as part of Ottawa's plans to meet Canada's Kyoto targets.
    • 2006, "Literacy groups demand $17M back from Ottawa", CBC News, 4 October 2006:
      Literacy groups across the country demanded Wednesday that Ottawa put back the $17.7 million it cut from adult literacy programs last week.
    • 2008, "Ottawa boosting aid to Afghanistan by $550 million", CBC News, 10 June 2008:
      Ottawa announced the mission in Afghanistan will have a greater focus on reconstruction, development and security training, with an increase in aid of more than a half a billion dollars.
  5. A river flowing SE between Ontario and Quebec, Canada into the St. Lawrence River.
  6. A city, the county seat of LaSalle County, Illinois.
  7. A city, the county seat of Franklin County, Kansas.
  8. An unincorporated community in Ottawa Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota.
  9. A village, the county seat of Putnam County, Ohio.
  10. A town and unincorporated community in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.

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Ottawa (plural Ottawas)

  1. A member of the Ottawa people.

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Ottawa

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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Ottawa n

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

French[edit]

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From English Ottawa, ultimately from Ojibwe odaawaa (traders).

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Ottawa f

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)
  2. (by synecdoche, metonymically) the federal government of Canada

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Ottawa n (proper noun, genitive Ottawas or (optionally with an article) Ottawa)

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

Italian[edit]

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Ottawa f

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

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Ottawa

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

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Ottawa

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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Ottawa f

  1. Alternative form of Otava

Slovak[edit]

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Ottawa f (genitive singular Ottawy, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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  • Ottawa in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

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  • IPA(key): /oˈtawa/, [oˈt̪a.wa]
  • IPA(key): /oˈtaɡwa/, [oˈt̪a.ɣ̞wa]

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Ottawa ?

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)

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Ottawa n (genitive Ottawas)

  1. Ottawa (a city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada)