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Definition of the noun edmonton

What does edmonton mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. the capital of the province of Alberta
    • example: A few days ago, my girlfriend Sophie moved from Edmonton, Alberta to Victoria, British Columbia.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: provincial capital = the capital city of a province
    • part of: Alberta = one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada


  1. Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. Edmonton is on the North Saskatchewan River and is the centre of the Edmonton Capital Region, which is surrounded by Alberta's central region.
  2. Edmonton is a 5th-class city in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. Edmonton is part of the Glasgow Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  3. Edmonton a.k.a. Edmonton, London: Edmonton is an area in the east of the London Borough of Enfield, England, 8.6 miles north-north-east of Charing Cross. It has a long history as a settlement distinct from Enfield.
  4. Edmonton is a constituency in Greater London represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1997 by Andy Love of the Labour Party.
  5. Edmonton used to be an independent township supporting a sugar mill, but in recent times has become a suburb of Cairns, Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 10 kilometres south of the centre of Cairns on the Bruce Highway and within the Cairns Region local government area. At the 2006 census, Edmonton had a population of 8,035. In 1911 a railway station was built in the location and named Edmonton, probably after Edmonton, London, England. The town then took this name.
  6. Edmonton railway station is on the Canadian National Railway mainline in Edmonton, Alberta. The railway station is located near the Edmonton City Centre Airport, approximately 5.5 kilometres from the city centre. Served by Via Rail's The Canadian three times per week in each direction, the station is unusually located on a branch of the main line, meaning that trains must either reverse into or out. The station opened in 1998 following the closure of the downtown Via Rail station which was located in the lower level of Edmonton's CN Tower.
    • also known as Edmonton railway station
    • part of Alberta

There are other places with in their name, like Edmonton Hundred, Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton County School, Calgary-Edmonton Corridor, Calgary–Edmonton Corridor.


  1. "Edmonton" is a book by Charlene Rooke.
    • also known as "Edmonton: secrets of the city"
  2. "Edmonton" is a book by James Grierson MacGregor.
    • also known as "Edmonton: a history"
  3. "Edmonton" is a book by A. W. Cashman.
    • also known as "Edmonton: stories from the river city"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Edmonton

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Google previewTerror In The Tar Sands

by Martin Avery

Edmonton is a city of around a million people, making it Alberta's second-largest city, Canada's fifth-largest municipality and Canada's sixth-largest metropolitan area by population. Edmonton is the northernmost North American city with a ...

Google previewSexual Assault in Canada (2012)

Law, Legal Practice and Women’s Activism by Elizabeth A. Sheehy

Like the social geography of Regina mapped so carefully by Sherene Razack,17 Edmonton is a city divided by race and class.

Edmonton is an epicentre in the national tragedy of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and yet, the routine ...

Google previewMake Money with Small Income Properties (2004)

by Gary W. Eldred

Edmonton is an ideal city for winter sport enthusiasts. In the winter, the hiking trails are converted to accommodate snow-shoeing and cross-country skiing.

Google previewCo-ordinating Services for Children and Youth at Risk A World View (1998)

A World View by OECD

Edmonton is the administrative capital of the province, with a population of 627 000. It is also a...

Edmonton is a quiet, friendly city but recently, as in many other cities, there has been an increase in violence among young people. Lethbridge is ...

Google previewDawn Over the Moon (2017)

The Invention of the Flying Car by Tomadir Khalfalla

Edmonton is an endlessly fun city. St. Joachim's is one of the oldest churches Al Rashid mosque was the first in the North American Islamic world Come to Edmonton to enjoy the history, Where different cultures and religions work together in ...

Google previewMyths of Wilderness in Contemporary Narratives (2012)

Environmental Postcolonialism in Australia and Canada by K. Crane

However, thestatement “Edmonton is a reading,an act of text,an openbook” (47) worksto confirma congruency between thenarrated actions andthe narrative form, pointing at both the“you's” reading habit inthe narrated storyand the way in ...

Google previewHealth and Sustainability (2015)

An Introduction by Tee L. Guidotti

Edmonton is a major city, Canada's fourth largest at the time of these events. Most of the city is contiguous and is set almost entirely on the west bank of the North Saskatchewan River. However, there are two relatively isolated parcels of land ...

Google previewAlberta-Montana Discovery Guide (1997)

Museums, Parks, & Historic Sites by Alberta-Montana International Partnership, Alberta-Montana Heritage Partnership

Home to the province's first and largest university, the University of Alberta, Edmonton is a stately city on the banks of the scenic North Saskatchewan River. lt boasts the largest natural city-park system in North America, which provides ...

Google previewYou Live Where? (2009)

Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live by George E. Thompson

Edmonton is the county seat.

Google previewCanada Map Skills (eBook) (2003)

by David Fletcher, Sharon Bocklage

Alberta's capital, Edmonton, is just north of this area. North of Edmonton is an area called the Alberta Highlands. Here there are cattle ranches and other farms, ...

Google previewSports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Steven A. Riess

The Edmonton Oilers originated in 1972 as part of the World Hockey Association (WHA), a competitor to the National Hockey League (NHL) that gave small- market cities an opportunity to break into major league hockey. The Oilers struggled ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ukraine (2013)

by Ivan Katchanovski, Zenon E. Kohut, Bohdan Y. Nebesio, Myroslav Yurkevich

Edmonton: Ukrainian Multimedia Publishing, University of Alberta, 2001. Humesky, Assya. Modern Ukrainian. 3d ed. Edmonton and Toronto: CIUS Press, 1999. Luckyj, George, and Jaroslav B. Rudnyckyj. A Modern Ukrainian Grammar.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

In 1989 Moffat's Edmonton division (630/CHED) formed a partnership with Maclean Hunter ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Native American Artists (2008)

by Deborah Everett, Elayne Zorn

Elayne Zorn Where to See Jane Ash Poitras's work Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, AB Balzac Fine Arts, Toronto, ON, paintings/poitras/ b-index.html Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton, AB, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Distance Learning, Second Edition (2009)

by Rogers, Patricia L.

Edmonton: Alberta Education. Retrieved ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

Edmonton Symph. In Toronto '81–4, perf. in clubs w. Boss Brass; Dizzy Gillespie; Slide Hampton; Woody Shaw; Herbie Spanier; others. Ret. to Edmonton '85; pl. w . Tommy Banks bb; Edmonton Symph.; also duos w. pnsts. incl. Banks, Bill ...

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Sign Language - CTV Edmonton (September 13, 2011)

Shelley Wywal and her daughter Elora share their experiences with sign language. They're excited about an upcoming concert with a performer who inspired ...

Quotes about Edmonton

I use Graf Edmonton for boots and John Wilson blades. (Oksana Baiul)
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The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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