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English noun: Vancouver

1. Vancouver (person) English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)


SynonymsGeorge Vancouver


Instance hypernymnavigator

2. Vancouver (location) a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon


Instance hypernymtown


Part meronymEvergreen State, WA, Washington

3. Vancouver (location) a port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city


Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, port, urban center


Part meronymBritish Columbia









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