Vancouver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Vancouver a port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city
    • n Vancouver a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon
    • n Vancouver English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)
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Usage

In literature:

And so, Phil did not attempt to secure work in Vancouver.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
Any one who knows Vancouver Island in spring needs no description of the inspiring scene surveyed by the sea-weary crews.
"Pioneers of the Pacific Coast" by Agnes C. Laut
With the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia the East had practically no dealings.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun
These were the dumps that fed the transports for Russia plying from Vancouver.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
Next to Vancouver, oldest city in the state, and home of first white woman in the Northwest.
"The Beauties of the State of Washington" by Harry F. Giles
Six months later the first passenger train went through from Montreal to Vancouver.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
Fortunately, I was just in time to catch the Canadian steamer from Japan to Vancouver.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
Take in all along Vancouver's Island, and it's as big as Europe.
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
Canada; Vancouver Island to the St. Lawrence.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
He travelled to America by way of Japan, and Vancouver was the first Western city in which he set his foot.
"Mad Shepherds" by L. P. Jacks
They made a trip to Vancouver at Christmas and sent bundles of presents home.
"A Canadian Bankclerk" by J. P. Buschlen
Several years ago he was a prosperous business man in Vancouver.
"The Frontiersman" by H. A. Cody
On the following day they ran by Vancouver Island, and it was calculated that they would reach Juneau by noon of the day following.
"To Alaska for Gold" by Edward Stratemeyer
Our party consists of an editor from Vancouver; an editor from Edmonton; a Member of Parliament, a chauffeur, and myself.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
I have a half-brother somewhere in the world, last heard of in Vancouver.
"Aletta" by Bertram Mitford
Blake hoped that he had been close when the train failed to arrive at Vancouver.
"One-Way Ticket to Nowhere" by Leroy Yerxa
Strike for Victoria and Vancouver.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
I got into Canada and, from Vancouver, went to China.
"The Blind Man's Eyes" by William MacHarg
There are 12,000 Orientals in Vancouver.
"The Call of the World" by W. E. Doughty
When he reached Vancouver, he was surely a cripple though, and no more use to science.
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
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In poetry:

From Essex, by thy waters, sweet St. Clair,
To Gaspe, sentry on a stormy coast;
From Prima Vista to Vancouver, where
Will your departure be regretted most?
"Farewell To Lord And Lady Dufferin" by Nora Pembroke
"A hundred and fifty days out from Vancouver
(Don't you hear 'em all singing it over and over?)
A hundred and fifty days longer to roam
(Or less if you're lucky) to England and home!"
"The Ship's Good-Bye" by Cicely Fox Smith
"A hundred and fifty days out from Vancouver
Brings the ship to the land, brings the lad to his lover,
A hundred and fifty days longer to roam
(Or less if you're lucky) to England and home!"
"The Ship's Good-Bye" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Vancouver Stanley Cup riot police warn people to get away from a burning car that could explode.
JJ Bean Creates The Vancouver Sun's 100th Birthday Coffee Bean .
CNW Group/Port Metro Vancouver, Handout.
Robin Silvester, appointed President and CEO of Port Metro Vancouver.
Chris Theed, Special to the Vancouver Sun.
Shiamak's Bollywood dance team performs at Vancouver Celebrates Diwali in 2011 is this handout photo.
Ric Hall at Missing Women Inquiry in Vancouver on Thursday, February 23, 2012.
John Cummins in Vancouver, B.C.
I love living in Vancouver, WA.
Dr Sunny Lai, Vancouver Sun.
Vancouver creator of fiveleft's innovative leather goods celebrates his company's 1,000th handbag.
Vancouver, Canada-based hard rock quartet the Veer Union came on the national scene in 2009, when their track 'Seasons' shot to the upper echelon of the active rock chart.
Vancouver Police check out a possible abandoned vehicle on Harney Street in December 2011.
Vancouver Sun file, Canwest News Service and Vancouver Sun.
Ward Perrin, Vancouver Sun Files, Vancouver Sun.
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In science:

Arnol’d, Critical points of smooth functions, Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians (Vancouver, B. C., 1974), Vol. 1, Canad.
Orbifold Constructions of K3: A Link between Conformal Field Theory and Geometry
PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver 2003.
Birth, survival and death of languages by Monte Carlo simulation
In Document Understanding Conference (DUC), Vancouver, Canada, October 2005.
Improving Update Summarization by Revisiting the MMR Criterion
In Document Understanding Conference (DUC), Vancouver, Canada, October 2005.
Improving Update Summarization by Revisiting the MMR Criterion
Volk, “Vibrational Stability of SRF Accelerator Test Facility at Fermilab,” PAC’09, Vancouver, B.C., May 2009. M. McGee et al., “Vibrational Measurement for Commissioning SRF Accelerator Test Facility at Fermilab,” PAC’11, New York, March 2011, also in these proceedings.
Status and plans for a SRF accelerator test faciliy at Fermilab
However, the discussions in the MENU97 meeting in Vancouver have confused the situation considerably.
Working group on $\pi\pi$ and $\pi$N interactions - Summary
Erdmann, talk given at the XXIX International Conference on High Energy Physics, Vancouver, Canada, July 1998.
The structure of the photon and its interactions
Freudenreich, talk given at the XXIX International Conference on High Energy Physics, Vancouver, Canada, July 1998.
The structure of the photon and its interactions
OPAL Collaboration, paper 199 submitted to the XXIX International Conference on High Energy Physics, Vancouver, Canada, July 1998.
The structure of the photon and its interactions
Figure 10: SM electroweak fit as presented in Vancouver by W.
Hide and Seek with Supersymmetry
Stanford, The Functorality of Vassiliev-Type Invariants of Links, Braids, and Knotted Graphs, Random knotting and linking (Vancouver, BC, 1993).
On knot invariants which are not of finite type
Trapp, Twist sequences and Vassiliev invariants, Random knotting and linking (Vancouver, BC, 1993).
On knot invariants which are not of finite type
Conf. on HEP held at Vancouver, Canada, in July, 1998.
Hard Diffraction in Vector Meson Production at HERA
Adloff et al., Measurement of Dijet Cross Sections in DeepInelastic Scattering at HERA and a Direct Determination of the Gluon Density in the Proton, contributed paper to ICHEP98, Vancouver, Canada, July 1998. 15. E.
Progress and Problems in QCD - Report from the Hadronic Final States Working Group at DIS99
The latter subtleties have not been widely recognized previously (including by the author in his verbal presentation in Vancouver).
Review of New Rare Hadronic B-decay Results
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