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Ontario place names

Scott, David

Ontario place names

the historical, offbeat, or humourous origins of 1,180 Ontario communities

by Scott, David

  • 341 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by DESPUB in [Allanburg, ON] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario,
  • Ontario.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Ontario.,
    • Ontario -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-250).

      StatementDavid E. Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1056.4 .S36 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3533262M
      ISBN 100968899609
      LC Control Number2001431902
      OCLC/WorldCa46951330

      Aerial view of Ontario Place gazing east toward the city, after , Toronto Archives, S , Fl , Item My initial visit to Ontario Place was during the summer of It had officially been opened by Premier Bill Davis on May 22nd of that year, and though I had read about it in. The $23 million provincial showcase opened its gates free to the last 3; visitors at p.m.; just before wind-up display of fireworks. – Children’s Village At the heart of Ontario Place is the Cinesphere an seat cinema with an foot-byfoot screen. – Cinesphere at Night – Wilderness Adventure Ride CN Tower.

        The book is ‘A Dictionary of British Place-Names’; looking it up it appears to have thousands of names too. As for verifying OE translation there is a wonderful website: which is a trove for philologists and etymologists alike.   Book excerpt: Teenage Head and the day ‘all hell broke loose’ So when we played Ontario Place it was free, and obviously open to all ages, .

      Streets, avenues, roads and parks are named according to criteria set by the municipal council concerned. In Toronto, a place-naming policy was introduced in August and updated in December Streets are generally named after people, places or events related to the city and its inhabitants. A small booklet containing the names of the countries of the world in each of five Nordic languages. Scott, David E. Ontario Place Names. Vancouver: Whitecap Books, ISBN A list of place names in Ontario with their origins. Sibley, Inez Kibb. Dictionary of Place-Names in Jamaica. Kingston: Institute of Jamaica,


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