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Meaning of Vanier

Va•nier

Pronunciation: (van'yā, van-yā' for 1, 3 also Fr. va-nyā'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1888–1967, Canadian soldier and diplomat: governor-general 1959–67.
  2. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, near Ottawa, on the Ottawa River. 18,792.
  3. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Quebec. 10,725.
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