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British Columbia

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noun

  1. a province of W Canada, on the Pacific coast: largely mountainous with extensive forests, rich mineral resources, and important fisheries. Capital: Victoria. Pop: 4 196 383 (2004 est). Area: 930 532 sq km (359 279 sq miles) BC

Example Sentences Including 'British Columbia'

A drunk-driving conviction in the United States would automatically mean a one-year driving ban in British Columbia.
Globe and Mail (2003)
And as far north as British Columbia , the researchers are finding a similar pattern of breeding failures.
New Scientist (1998)
And in any case, a slice of timber land in British Columbia is a very different matter to a few items of household silver.
Innes, Hammond High Stand
British Columbia has always attracted more feature films than TV series (the ratio has been about 65: 35 for the past few years).
Globe and Mail (2003)
He said that he had not been aware that she was in British Columbia.
Wright, L R Sleep While I Sing
Many stayed with the lumber business and followed it into northern Ontario, down to Michigan and Minnesota, and across to British Columbia.
Arthur Herman THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
Michael James Macdonald had died in Prince George, British Columbia on 24th July that year, at the age of eighty-nine.
Barbara Erskine SANDS OF TIME (2003)
Professor Hennie van Vuuren, of the University of British Columbia wine research centre in Canada, created the magic yeast.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)

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