George Vancouver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n George Vancouver English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)
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Usage

In literature:

As far back as 1791, George Vancouver, a whilom middy of Cook's, discovered and named King George's Sound, when in command of H.M.S.
"The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work" by Ernest Favenc
KING GEORGE THE THIRD'S SOUND was discovered by Captain Vancouver in the year 1791, on his celebrated voyage to the North-west Coast of America.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
George might come and see him at Vancouver; and that would be time enough to settle up for the winter.
"Lady Merton, Colonist" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Captain George Vancouver, formerly midshipman with Cook, was summoned post-haste by the British Admiralty.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
CAPTAIN GEORGE VANCOUVER .
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
George Vancouver is still cherished as that of a wise and generous benefactor to these Islands.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
This expedition was commanded by Captain George Vancouver, who had been on the Pacific with Cook.
"Pioneers of the Pacific Coast" by Agnes C. Laut
Named after Captain George Vancouver, who explored this coast in the years 1792-1794.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
In 1825 Fort Vancouver was constructed, in part, and the goods and effects at Fort George were moved to Fort Vancouver.
"Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon" by Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
When Sir George Simpson, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, was on a visit to Vancouver in 1829, he was made aware of this truism.
"Eleven Years in the Rocky Mountains and Life on the Frontier" by Frances Fuller Victor
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In news:

A Salute to George Vancouver .
Before returning to the regular Maiden Watch activities, I thought I would present a salute to Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner George Vancouver (Henrythenavigator.
ARCADIA, Calif.— George Vancouver found a narrow opening in the lane and shot through to win the $1 million Juvenile Turf, the first of nine stakes Saturday on Day 2 of the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita.
George Vancouver Henrythenavigator Kingmambo.
George Polymenakos, a teacher at Montroyal Elementary in North Vancouver, uses a smart board to teach a math lesson in his classroom.
A Salute to George Vancouver.
And 36-year-old George Throop of Vancouver, Wash. Met Sunday in Franklin and continued their walks Monday.
The Morgan City Daily Review reports that 23-year-old Andrew Forsthoefel of Chadds Ford, Pa. And 36-year-old George Throop of Vancouver, Wash.
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