Definition of Vancouver in English:


Pronunciation /vanˈko͞ovər/ /vænˈkuvər/

proper noun

  • 1A city and port in British Columbia, in southwestern Canada, on the mainland opposite Vancouver Island; population 578,041 (2006). It is the largest city and chief port in western Canada.

  • 2An industrial port city in southwestern Washington, on the Columbia River, north of Portland in Oregon; population 163,186 (est. 2008).