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The name of Toronto has a history distinct from that of the city itself. [1]

98 relations: Aboriginal Australians, Allan Fotheringham, Amalgamation of Toronto, Area codes 416, 647, and 437, Area codes 905, 289, and 365, Baby Blue Soundcrew, Big Smoke, British North America, Broadway theatre, Cartography, Cathedral Church of St. James (Toronto), CBC News, CBC News Network, Church (building), Douglas & McIntyre, Drake (musician), East York, England, First Nations, Fort Rouillé, Fort York, Franco-Ontarian, French Canadians, Garrison Creek (Ontario), Greater Toronto Area, Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, Harper's Magazine, Hollywood North, Humber River (Ontario), If You're Reading This It's Too Late, Imperial Oil, Isaac Weld, Jimmy Fallon, John Graves Simcoe, Lake Couchiching, Lake Nipissing, Lake Simcoe, Le Droit, Let's All Hate Toronto, List of cities in Australia, List of places referred to as the Center of the Universe, London, Maclean's, Manhattan, Matchedash Bay, Methodist Church, Canada, Methodist Rome, Metropolitan Toronto, Midtown Manhattan, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, ..., Mnjikaning Fish Weirs, Mohawk people, Montreal, National Post, Natural Resources Canada, New France, New York City, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Nickname, Nicolas Sanson, North York, Old English, Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, Quebec English, Queen City, Quill & Quire, Regional Municipality of York, Samuel de Champlain, Sobriquet, Speaker (politics), Suburb, Telephone numbering plan, The Globe and Mail, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Washington Post, Times Square, Toronto, Toronto Carrying-Place Trail, Toronto Harbour, Toronto Life, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, University of Toronto Press, University of Washington Press, Upper Canada, Via Rail, Victorian morality, Views (album), Vincenzo Coronelli, William Bent Berczy, William Chisholm (Upper Canada politician), William Davies Company, William Holmes Howland, Wyandot people, York, York County, Ontario, York, Upper Canada, Yorkville, Toronto. Expand index (48 more) »

Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians are legally defined as people who are members "of the Aboriginal race of Australia" (indigenous to mainland Australia or to the island of Tasmania).

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Allan Fotheringham

Allan Fotheringham (born August 31, 1932) is a Canadian newspaper and magazine journalist.

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Amalgamation of Toronto

The amalgamation of Toronto was the creation of the current political borders of Toronto, Ontario, Canada after amalgamating, annexing, and merging with surrounding municipalities since the 18th century.

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Area codes 416, 647, and 437

Area codes 416, 647, and 437 are telephone area codes serving the single rate centre of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Area codes 905, 289, and 365

Area codes 905, 289, and 365 are area codes in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) in Southern Ontario, Canada, particularly covering the Niagara Peninsula, the city of Hamilton, Halton Region, Peel Region, York Region, Durham Region, and parts of Northumberland County.

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Baby Blue Soundcrew

Baby Blue Soundcrew was a Canadian DJ group from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, specializing in hip-hop and R&B music.

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Big Smoke

The Big Smoke may refer to.

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British North America

The term "British North America" refers to the former territories of the British Empire on the mainland of North America.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Cartography

Cartography (from Greek χάρτης chartēs, "papyrus, sheet of paper, map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps.

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Cathedral Church of St. James (Toronto)

The Cathedral Church of St.

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CBC News

CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.

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CBC News Network

CBC News Network (formerly CBC Newsworld) is a Canadian English-language news channel owned and operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Church (building)

A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.

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Douglas & McIntyre

Douglas & McIntyre is an imprint of the Canadian book publishing firm Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.

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Drake (musician)

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.

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East York

East York is a former municipality within Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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First Nations

In Canada, the First Nations (Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle.

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Fort Rouillé

Fort Rouillé and Fort Toronto were French trading posts located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Fort York

Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings on the west side of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Franco-Ontarian

Franco-Ontarians (Franco-Ontariens or Franco-Ontariennes if female) are French Canadian or francophone residents of the Canadian province of Ontario.

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French Canadians

French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.

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Garrison Creek (Ontario)

Garrison Creek was a short stream about long that flowed southeast into the west side of Toronto Harbour in Ontario, Canada.

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Greater Toronto Area

No description.

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Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester

Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, KB (3 September 1724 – 10 November 1808), known between 1776 and 1786 as Sir Guy Carleton, was an Anglo-Irish soldier and administrator.

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Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance, and the arts.

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Hollywood North

Hollywood North is a colloquialism used to describe film production industries and/or film locations north of its namesake, Hollywood, California.

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Humber River (Ontario)

The Humber River (French: Rivière Humber) is a river in Southern Ontario, Canada.

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If You're Reading This It's Too Late

If You're Reading This It's Too Late is a commercial mixtape by Canadian rapper Drake.

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Imperial Oil

Imperial Oil Limited (French: L'Impériale) is a Canadian petroleum company.

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Isaac Weld

Isaac Weld JP FGSD MRIA (1774–1856) was an Irish topographical writer, explorer, and artist.

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Jimmy Fallon

James Thomas Fallon (born September 19, 1974) is an American comedian, actor, television host, singer, writer, and producer.

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John Graves Simcoe

John Graves Simcoe (25 February 1752 – 26 October 1806) was a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 until 1796 in southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior.

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Lake Couchiching

Lake Couchiching, from the Ojibwe gojijiing meaning "inlet", is a medium-sized lake in Central Ontario separated from Lake Simcoe by a narrow channel.

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Lake Nipissing

Lake Nipissing (lac Nipissing) is a lake in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Lake Simcoe

Lake Simcoe is a lake in southern Ontario, Canada, the fourth-largest lake wholly in the province, after Lake Nipigon, Lac Seul, and Lake Nipissing.

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Le Droit

Le Droit (established on March 27, 1913) is a Canadian daily newspaper, published in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Let's All Hate Toronto

Let's All Hate Toronto is a 2007 Canadian documentary film co-directed by independent documentarian Albert Nerenberg and Rob Spence.

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List of cities in Australia

This is a list of cities in Australia arranged by state.

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List of places referred to as the Center of the Universe

Several places on Earth have been given the nickname "Center (or Centre) of the Universe." In addition, several fictional works have described a depicted location as being at the center of the universe.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Maclean's

Maclean's is a Canadian news magazine that was founded in 1905, reporting on Canadian issues such as politics, pop culture, and current events.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Matchedash Bay

Matchedash Bay is a bay and Ramsar wetland in Simcoe County in Central Ontario, Canada.

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Methodist Church, Canada

The Methodist Church was the major Methodist denomination in Canada from its founding in 1884 until it merged with two other denominations to form the United Church of Canada in 1925.

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Methodist Rome

Methodist Rome was a nickname sometimes given to the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Metropolitan Toronto

The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was an upper tier level of municipal government in Ontario, Canada from 1954 to 1998.

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Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.

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Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation is a Mississauga Ojibwa First Nation located near Brantford in south-central Ontario, Canada.

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Mnjikaning Fish Weirs

The Mnjikaning Fish Weirs are one of the oldest human developments in Canada.

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Mohawk people

The Mohawk people (who identify as Kanien'kehá:ka) are the most easterly tribe of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy.

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Montreal

Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

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National Post

The National Post is a conservative Canadian English-language newspaper.

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Natural Resources Canada

The Department of Natural Resources (Ministère des Ressources naturelles), operating under the FIP applied title Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing.

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New France

New France (Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New France to Great Britain and Spain in 1763.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a town in Ontario, Canada.

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Nickname

A nickname is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place, or thing, for affection or ridicule.

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Nicolas Sanson

Nicolas Sanson (20 December 1600 – 7 July 1667) was a French cartographer, termed by some the creator of French geography, in which he's been called the "father of French cartography.".

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North York

North York is an administrative area and former city in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (Frederick Augustus; 16 August 1763 – 5 January 1827) was the second son of George III, King of the United Kingdom and Hanover, and his consort Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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Quebec English

Quebec English encompasses the English dialects (both native and non-native) of the predominantly French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec.

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Queen City

Queen City is a term which is often used to describe a city which is the largest in a country, state, province, or territory, but which is not the capital.

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Quill & Quire

Quill & Quire, a Canadian magazine about the book and publishing industry, was launched in 1935 and has an average circulation of 5,000 copies per issue, with a publisher-claimed readership of 25,000.

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Regional Municipality of York

The Regional Municipality of York, also called York Region, is a regional municipality in Southern Ontario, Canada, between Lake Simcoe and Toronto.

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Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain (born Samuel Champlain; on or before August 13, 1574Fichier OrigineFor a detailed analysis of his baptismal record, see RitchThe baptism act does not contain information about the age of Samuel, neither his birth date or his place of birth. – December 25, 1635), known as "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, cartographer, draftsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler.

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Sobriquet

A sobriquet or soubriquet is a nickname, sometimes assumed, but often given by another.

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Speaker (politics)

The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.

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Suburb

A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.

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Telephone numbering plan

A telephone numbering plan is a type of numbering scheme used in telecommunication to assign telephone numbers to subscriber telephones or other telephony endpoints.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Times Square

Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.

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Toronto

Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Toronto Carrying-Place Trail

The Toronto Carrying-Place Trail, also known as the Humber Portage and the Toronto Passage, was a major portage route in Ontario, Canada, linking Lake Ontario with Lake Simcoe and the northern Great Lakes.

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Toronto Harbour

Toronto Harbour or Toronto Bay is a bay on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Toronto Life

Toronto Life is a monthly magazine about entertainment, politics and life in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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Toronto Sun

The Toronto Sun is an English-language daily newspaper published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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University of Toronto Press

The University of Toronto Press is a Canadian scholarly publisher and book distributor founded in 1901.

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University of Washington Press

The University of Washington Press is an American academic publishing house.

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Upper Canada

The Province of Upper Canada (province du Haut-Canada) was a part of British Canada established in 1791 by the Kingdom of Great Britain, to govern the central third of the lands in British North America and to accommodate Loyalist refugees of the United States after the American Revolution.

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Via Rail

Via Rail Canada (generally shortened to Via Rail or Via; styled corporately as VIA Rail Canada) is an independent Crown corporation, subsidized by Transport Canada, mandated to offer intercity passenger rail services in Canada.

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Victorian morality

Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of people living during the time of Queen Victoria's reign (1837–1901), the Victorian era, and of the moral climate of Great Britain in the mid-19th century in general.

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Views (album)

Views is the fourth studio album by Canadian rapper Drake.

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Vincenzo Coronelli

Vincenzo Coronelli (August 16, 1650 – December 9, 1718) was a Franciscan friar, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher, and encyclopedist known in particular for his atlases and globes.

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William Bent Berczy

William Bent Berczy (January 6, 1791 – December 9, 1873) was a farmer, painter and political figure in Upper Canada.

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William Chisholm (Upper Canada politician)

William Chisholm (October 15, 1788 – May 4, 1842) was a farmer, businessman and political figure in Upper Canada.

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William Davies Company

William Davies Company was a pork processing and packing company in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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William Holmes Howland

William Holmes Howland (11 June 1844 – 12 December 1893) was Mayor of Toronto from 1886 to 1887.

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Wyandot people

The Wyandot people or Wendat, also called the Huron Nation and Huron people, in most historic references are believed to have been the most populous confederacy of Iroquoian cultured indigenous peoples of North America.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.

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York County, Ontario

York County is a historic county in Upper Canada, Canada West, and the Canadian province of Ontario.

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York, Upper Canada

York was a town and second capital of the district of Upper Canada.

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Yorkville, Toronto

Yorkville is a neighbourhood and former village in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name_of_Toronto

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