Definition of Toronto in English:

Toronto

Pronunciation /təˈrän(t)ō/ /təˈrɑn(t)oʊ/

proper noun

  • A city in Canada, capital of Ontario, on the northern shore of Lake Ontario; population 2,503,281 (2006).

Origin

Originally named York but renamed Toronto in 1834, from a Huron word meaning ‘meeting place’.