- Former name of the city of Ottawa.Index: Md Chosen by the queen as capital, 85; suggestion came from Sir Edmund Head, 85; opposition to decision in Parliament, 85. BL An all-water route between Montreal and Kingston, 75; favoured by some persons as capital, 1843, 181. E Water communication established with Montreal, 98.See also Ottawa.Bib.: Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vols. 1 and 3.
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