The Liard is a river in southwestern Canada.
An example of the Liard is a 755-mile river that runs from the Yukon Territory to British Columbia.
river in W Canada, flowing from S Yukon Territory in a SE direction to British Columbia, then north & east into the Mackenzie River: 755 mi (1,215 km)
French liard, of unknown origin.
- Liard, Descartes (Paris, 1882); A.
- This tree, the "liard" of the Canadian voyageur, abounds on many of the river sides of the northwestern plains; it occurs in the neighbourhood of the Great Slave Lake and along the Mackenzie River, and forms much of the driftwood of the Arctic coast.
- The Fraser, next in size but farther north, follows a similar course, entering the sea at Vancouver; while the Skeena and Stikine in northern British Columbia are much shorter and smaller, owing to the encroachments of Peace and Liard rivers, tributaries of the Nelson, on the Cordilleran territory.
- Liard, Les Logiciens Anglais Contemporains (5th ed., 1907), deals only with the 19th-century inductive and formal-symbolic logicians down to Jevons, to whom the book was originally dedicated.
- Liard, De Democrito philosopho (Paris, 18 73); H.