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Loonie

Informal for the Canadian dollar. The term comes from the picture of the common loon, a Canadian bird, on the reverse of the one-dollar coin. The nickname originated in 1987 with the introduction of this coin. See also: Greenback.
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This east/west orientation is of great significance when considering the spring migratory pathway of loons.
The Dodgers have played a key role in the success our franchise has enjoyed, and we are excited to announce the Dodgers will be part of four more years of Loons baseball.
Between the public Loon Lake Recreation Area run by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at the north end of the lake and the privately-owned Loon Lake Lodge & RV Resort along the southeast side, there are more things to do here than at other lakes of similar size.
The real mark of her talents isn't from the judges at the Loon Day competition, or the tourists she performs for, it is the reaction from the loons themselves.
Like the loons, he would bring back a message of a family working together.
Lead-poisoned loons have difficulties balancing, flying and breathing.
The Last Loon is one of Resource Links 2010 "The Year's Best" and the winner of the 2011 Municipal Chapter of Toronto IODE Jean Throop Award.
Four pairs of loons were monitored in 1994 in the eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan (45[degrees] N, 86[degrees] W) at Seney National Wildlife Refuge (SNWR) and one pair at Manistique Lake outside of SNWR.
Loons seem to know that if you train enough to fly, actual flight follows naturally.
A murder mystery set in rural North Carolina, Shooting at Loons follows Judge Deborah Knott as she is unexpectedly thrust in the center of legal and other battles between sport and commercial fishermen, not to mention old money versus new money.
Wild common loons (Gavia immer) were captured across much of their southern North American range.
The bird's shape and its webbed feet indicate that the creature was a foot-propelled diver like modern loons.