Place names of the Canadian province Ontario

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The article analyses the origin, motivation and semantic structure of place names of the Canadian province Ontario and emphasizes their role in the toponymy of Canada.

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A Y Ilyina

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of Foreign Languages Philological faculty


  1. Данилов С.Ю. История Канады. - М.: Весь мир, 2006.
  2. Matthews C.M. How Place Names Began. - Lutterworth Press: Guilford and London, 1974.
  3. Rayburn A. Dictionary of Canadian Place Names. - Oxford University Press, Ontario, 1997.

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