What is Ottawa?

  • (noun): The capital of Canada (located in southeastern Ontario across the Ottawa river from Quebec).
    Synonyms: Canadian capital, capital of Canada
    See also — Additional definitions below


Ottawa (i/ˈɒtəwə/ or /ˈɒtəwɑː/) is the capital of Canada. It is the second largest city in Ontario and the fourth largest city in the country. The city is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec, located on the north bank of the Ottawa River; together they form the National Capital Region (NCR).

Read more about Ottawa.

Some articles on Ottawa:

Results Of The Canadian Federal Election, 2000 - Ontario - Ottawa
... See also Canadian federal election results in Ottawa Electoral District Candidates Incumbent Liberal Canadian Alliance NDP PC Other Nepean—Carleton David Pratt 24,570 Michael Green 22,310 Craig Parsons 2,223 ...
1921–22 NHL Season - Regular Season
... His Ottawa team finished first, too ... On February 1, Sprague Cleghorn almost wiped out the Ottawa team singlehandedly ... Ottawa police tried to arrest him in wake of his one man war ...
Ottawa Courthouse
... The Ottawa Courthouse (French Palais de justice d'Ottawa) is an Ontario provincial courthouse in Ottawa, Ontario ... It is the main provincial court for the Ottawa area, and as such handles most of the region's legal affairs ... is home to small claims, family, criminal, district, and the Ottawa branch of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ...
Ottawa, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 1,375 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Rick Bowness - Coaching Career - Ottawa Senators
... Bowness became the first head coach in Ottawa Senators history for the 1992-93 season ... Senators won their first ever game over the Montreal Canadiens 5–3 at the Ottawa Civic Centre ... Wins would be few and far between, as Ottawa finished with a 10–70–4 record, earning 24 points and a tie for last place in the overall NHL standings with the San Jose Sharks ...

More definitions of "Ottawa":

  • (noun): A member of the Algonquian people of southern Ontario.