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Browse through The Canadian Atlas Online glossary of terms, which includes hundreds of geographic definitions, terminologies and concepts. Search by first letter or simply browse through the terms from A to Z. Each term is illustrated by stunning photography and is accompanied by an audio pronunciation key - simply click on the sound icon next to each definition to hear how the word is pronounced.

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Irish settlers >> After a potato famine spread through Ireland in the 1840s, large numbers of Irish settlers arrived in Canada. Many of them helped build Canada’s transportation infrastructure, such as the Rideau Canal and Canadian Pacific Railway.