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Canada

A Portuguese measure of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 1.4 liters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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Their conduct and example gradually corrupted the natives, and impeded the works of the Catholic missionaries, who were at this time prosecuting their pious labors in the wilds of Canada.
Then they fled to the Delawares--for, say they, the Delawares are our friends; their minds are turned from their Canada father
George and his wife stood arm in arm, as the boat neared the small town of Amherstberg, in Canada.
She had been removed to the keen air of Canada when she left her birthplace.
In the College of Upper Canada, which is one of the public establishments of the city, a sound education in every department of polite learning can be had, at a very moderate expense: the annual charge for the instruction of each pupil, not exceeding nine pounds sterling.
He returned abruptly to the subaltern officer and the regiment in Canada.

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