a town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island to the west of Vancouver
Instance Hypernyms: ↑town
Part Holonyms: ↑British Columbia

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\\nəˈnī(ˌ)mō\ noun (plural nanaimo)
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Nanaimo Sananaimux, literally, people of Nanoose bay
a. : a Salishan people of the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia
b. : a member of such people
2. : a Salishan language of the Nanaimo people

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/neuh nuy"moh/, n.
a port in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, on the SE part of Vancouver Island. 47,069.

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