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Blend of rain +‎ Vancouver

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  1. (informal) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; referring to its rainy climate.
    • 2008, Arlena De Bruin, On The Bright Side…and Other Rose-Coloured Catastrophes, Red Wagon Writing and Publishing Services, →ISBN, page 158:
      What would Raincouver (Vancouver) be without 400cm of rain and a flash flood on a summer day?
    • 2011 February 4, Harvinder Sandhu, “Put grey in perspective and embrace wet coast”, in Surrey Now, page A13:
      News reporters giving out the weather should have a smile in their voice, they should be making Metro Vancouver inhabitants feel good about living in "Raincouver."
    • 2013, Kelsey Klassen, "Local company marries nature lovers and developing nations", WE, 3 January 2013 - 9 January 2013, page 9:
      In winter, water is often foremost on our minds for all the wrong reasons, but one of the most amazing things about living in Raincouver is our ability to turn on the tap and drink deeply.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Raincouver.

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