Upper Canada

Upper Canada
a former British province in Canada 1791-1840: now the S part of Ontario province.

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      from 1791 to 1841, the region in Canada now known as Ontario. With the Act of Union of 1841, it became known as Canada West (q.v.). See also Ontario.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Upper Canada — /ʌpə ˈkænədə/ (say upuh kanuhduh) noun a former British province (1791–1840) in Canada; now forms the southern part of Ontario province …   Australian-English dictionary

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