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Ottawa

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Definition the capital of Canada (located in southeastern Ontario across the Ottawa river from Quebec)
  • From Sir John Macdonald, and the Minister of Justice, in Ottawa.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • I was going to keep on saying it until two seconds after I got a letter from Ottawa or Chungking or some place saying, 'Yes, you can enlist with us.'
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • Mrs. Lynde says Canada is going to the dogs the way things are being run at Ottawa and that it's an awful warning to the electors.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • Groups like the "Sons of Canada" are petitioning Ottawa against us and the newspapers are printing outright lies.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Back in Ottawa I instructed so many who were being posted all over the world.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • He was owed favors by his government, and a quiet team of bright people from Washington and Ottawa flew up to James Bay and I was acquitted.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The auburn-haired woman now beside him at the counter spoke English But then she had said she was "waiting for word from Ottawa."
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • The Ottawa ordeal drew toward its end; but the climax was still to come.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I correctly answered that Tokyo was the capital of Japan, Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia, Ottawa the capital of Canada, and Bogota the capital of Colombia.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Retreating to Ottawa.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Since I had some time left, I glanced through a genealogical chart: John the Old, William Louis, Ernest Casimir I, Henry Casimir I, right up to little Margriet Franciska (born in 1943 in Ottawa).
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • For helping me complete it, I am grateful to three officials of exemplary professionalism: Mr. Kazuhiko Oda, lately of the Japanese Embassy in Ottawa; Mr. Hiroshi Watanabe, of Oika Shipping Company; and, especially, Mr. Tomohiro Okamoto, of the Japanese Ministry of Transport, now retired.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Lincoln's success in 1860 was due in no small part to his ability to bridge the gap, a performance 5 Later, in the debate at Ottawa, Illinois, Lincoln repeated a larger passage containing this statement, and added: "this is the true complexion of all I have said in regard to the institution of slavery and the black race. that entitles him to a place among the world's great political propagandists.
    Richard Hofstadter  --  Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
  • Richard went off on a trip to Ottawa, an important trip to Ottawa.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • Richard went off on a trip to Ottawa, an important trip to Ottawa.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • And I arrived in Ottawa on a rainy day; I just kept driving until I got to Toronto.
    John Irving  --  A Prayer for Owen Meany
  • Were flying over, under a deep-diplomatic, a Canadian woman-an economist for the government in Ottawa who's wanted for murder in Zurich.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Because of the importance attached to scatology in Ottawa, I had been ordered to devote part of my time to collecting and analyzing wolf scats.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The leaders of the march had been decoyed to Ottawa for "official talks," and the whole kit and kaboodle had been stalled in Regina.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • My own colleagues in Ottawa ... dear, dear friends I'd worked with for years ... were afraid to talk to me!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum

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