Edmonton definition by Webster's New World
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capital of Alberta, Canada, in the central part: pop. 616,000 (met. area, 863,000)
Origin: probably after Edmonton, former borough of London, England
Edmonton definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The capital of Alberta, Canada, in the central part of the province north of Calgary. It was founded in 1795 as a fort and trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company. Population: 730,000.